There have now been 6 deaths in Shasta County as a result of Coronavirus. 8 more cases were reported Wednesday for a total of 171. The latest death is a man in his 80’s and the latest cases range in age from a boy and girl both under age 13 to a woman in her 80s. 6 of them have symptoms. There are 40 active cases, 6 of them hospitalized and 2 of them in the I.C.U. 169 people are quarantined due to possible exposure.
A 4th covid patient has died in Butte County. The patient in their 70’s had been hospitalized. Butte County also reported 20 new cases Wednesday for a total of 295. Tehama County is up to 94. Glenn County’s sudden surge to 146 has placed it on the list of counties the governor has ordered back on restricted openings. Lassen County has spiked to 40 cases in the community, in addition to 227 in the prison population. Siskiyou County has had 32. There have been 149 in Humboldt County. Trinity County is still reporting 2 cases, and there are still none confirmed in Modoc County.