29 New Cases, Man in His 40s Dies of COVID


Yesterday’s numbers from Shasta County Health & Human Services.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: March 18, 2021
Statistics from March 17, 2021

Total Confirmed Cases: 11,113

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 7

In Isolation: 75 (estimate)

Active Cases: 82 (estimate)

Confirmed Cases Wednesday: 29

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 1

Available Regional ICU Capacity: 25.8%

Released from Isolation to Date: 10,836

Newly Received Negative Tests: 1,046

Number of Tests in the Past 14 Days (+ and -): 7,787

Total Tests: 170,480

Deaths: 195

• We had 29 cases Tuesday, including 15 men and 14 women:
– 4 children under age 13
– 3 teenagers
– 7 people in their 20s
– 5 people in their 30s
– 2 people in their 40s
– 2 people in their 50s
– 4 people in their 60s
– 2 people in their 70s

• We are sorry to have to report a death today. The patient was a man in his 40s.

• If you are eligible for vaccine now, please attend a mass vaccination clinic or make an appointment with a vaccine provider. Options are posted on www.ShastaReady.org, and the Safeway and RiteAid options under “First dose clinics” have open slots.

• Safe, stable and nurturing relationships can protect our brains and bodies from the harmful effects of stress and adversity. Healthy nutrition, regular exercise, restful sleep, practicing mindfulness, staying connected to our social supports and getting mental health care can help decrease stress hormones and improve health. Find more tips for caring for your wellness in the California Surgeon General’s Playbook (also available in Spanish).

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