12 New Cases, More People Qualify for Vaccine Now

Yesterday’s numbers from Shasta County HHSA.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: March 25, 2021
Statistics from March 24, 2021

Total Confirmed Cases: 11,319

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 3

In Isolation: 71 (estimate)

Active Cases: 74 (estimate)

Confirmed Cases Wednesday: 12

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 0

Available Regional ICU Capacity: 29.1%

Released from Isolation to Date: 11,045

Newly Received Negative Tests: 729

Number of Tests in the Past 14 Days (+ and -): 6,798

Total Tests: 174,554

Deaths: 200

• We had 12 cases Wednesday, including 5 men and 7 women:
– 1 teenager
– 2 people in their 20s
– 2 people in their 30s
-3 people in their 40s
– 2 people in their 60s
– 1 person in their 70s
– 1 person over age 89

• “When is it my turn for vaccine?” Maybe now! Here are some people who qualify NOW: People who work in restaurants, pharmacies, grocery stores, convenience stores, pet stores, take-out and delivery, farmers, janitors, educators, veterinarians, healthcare workers, animal control, security staff, emergency workers, and people who support any of those businesses – as long as you’re over 16 (with parent consent), even if you’re perfectly healthy. Sign up for tomorrow’s clinic here: www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4fa4ac2fa2f8cf8-first

• The food and agriculture sector, which is eligible for vaccine now, includes:
– Workers at stores that sell food, beverages or animal or pet food
– Restaurant workers and food delivery workers
– Workers who manufacturer and supply food
– Farmers, and farm and ranch workers, and workers in food, feed and beverage distribution
– Workers who sanitize food equipment
– Workers who grow and distribute plants for home gardens [nursery workers]
– Workers in cafeterias
– Workers needed for government assistance and payment programs
– Workers in production, storage, transportation and distribution of chemicals and medicines used for food and agriculture
– Animal agriculture workers
– Veterinary health workers, and workers at animal care facilities
– Workers who support sawmills [including people who work in stores selling lumber]
– Workers who transport animals for animal agriculture
– Workers who manufacture and maintain agricultural equipment [mechanics]
– Cannabis industry employees
– For information on where to get vaccinated, visit www.ShastaReady.org and click on “Vaccinations.”

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