68 New Cases, Get Tested and Celebrate Valentine’s Day Safely

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Newest data from Shasta County Health & Human Services.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: February 8, 2021
Statistics from February 5 and 6, 2021

INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 10,700

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 22

In Isolation: 231 (estimate)

Active Cases: 253 (estimate)

Confirmed Cases Friday and Saturday: 59 Friday, 9 Saturday

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 9

Available Regional ICU Capacity: 24.4%

Released from Isolation to Date: 10,286

Negative Tests Friday and Saturday: 401

Number of Tests in the Past 14 Days (+ and -): 8,615

Total Tests: 145,241

Deaths: 161

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had 68 cases Saturday and Sunday, including 41 men, and 26 women and 1 person of unknown gender:
– 2 children under age 13
– 4 teenagers
– 12 people in their 20s
– 13 people in their 30s
– 13 people in their 40s
– 7 people in their 50s
– 5 people in their 60s
– 8 people in their 70s
– 1 people in their 80s
– 3 people over age 89

• If you received your first COVID-19 shot during the mass vaccination clinic on January 16 in Redding, you can get your second dose Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Shasta District Fairgrounds in Anderson. This will be a drive-through clinic. Please arrive by last name: A-G, 10-11:30 a.m.; H-M, 11:30-1 p.m.; N-S, 1-2:30 p.m.; and T-Z, 2:30-4 p.m. Your CDC card that shows the date of your first vaccine is required. Other second dose options will be available soon.

• The safest way to celebrate Valentine’s Day is gathering virtually or with people who live with you.
– Make Valentine cards or decorations and drop them off to loved ones
– Take a walk with your Valentine
– Celebrate with loved ones virtually
– Prepare a special meal or dessert
– Plan a special movie or game night
– Have a picnic outside

• All three state COVID testing sites accept both walk-ins and appointments. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Locations are:
– Shasta College (Monday through Friday)
– Boggs Building at 2420 Breslauer Way (Tuesday through Saturday)
– Senior Center at 2290 Benton Drive in Redding (Tuesday through Saturday)

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