27 New Instances, Data on Fires and Evacuation Throughout COVID – anewscafe.com

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2 Patients Die, 9 New Cases – anewscafe.com

The latest data from Shasta County Health & Human Services.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: September 30, 2020
Statistics from September 29, 2020
INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 894

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 8

In Isolation: 86

Active Cases: 94

Confirmed Cases Tuesday: 27

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 1

In Quarantine: 287

Released from Isolation to Date: 780

Negative Tests Tuesday: 408

Negative Tests to Date: 46,875

Total Tests: 47,769

Deaths: 20

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had 27 new cases on Tuesday. Twenty-three had symptoms and two are hospitalized. They are:
Four women and eight men in their 20s
Four women and two men in their 30s
One man in his 40s
Three women in their 50s
Two men in their 60s
Two men in their 70s
A woman over age 89

• The total case count has been reduced by 2, as two patients were counted twice.

• Get set: Prepare your family and home ahead of time for the possibility of having to evacuate. Ensure you have a plan of what to take and where to go – evacuation plans will be different this year due to COVID-19. If you do need to evacuate and plan to stay with friends or relatives, ask first if they have symptoms of COVID-19 or have people in their home at higher risk for serious illness. If that is the case, make other arrangements. Check with hotels, motels and campgrounds to learn if they are open.

• Stress and anxiety regarding COVID-19 and local fires can result in an increase of stress-related health conditions. Find tips for stress management in the California Surgeon General’s Playbook (also in Spanish).

• Interested in helping with local COVID-19 response efforts? Shasta County is accepting volunteers. To register, visit the Emergency Job Matching Site, click “Register as Volunteer” and complete the requested information. Your willingness to serve our community during this emergency is appreciated!

• You can find more information about COVID-19, wildfires and public safety power shutoffs at
www.ShastaReady.org.

• Anyone can be tested for COVID-19. Some same-day appointments are available for people with and without symptoms. Go to ShastaReady.org and click on “Get tested” to find out the best option for you.

Resources: Website: www.ShastaReady.org Live maps: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map
Cooperating Agencies: Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, CAL FIRE/Shasta County Fire Department, City of Redding, City of Anderson, City of Shasta Lake, Mercy Medical Center Redding, Shasta Regional Medical Center, Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center, Shasta Community Health Center, Mountain Valleys Health Centers, Mayers Memorial Hospital District, Hill Country Community Clinic, Shingletown Medical Center

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