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Covid-19: 5 new deaths bring Shasta County to 150; Nor Cal’s open ICU space at 24.4% 02/02/2021

Published February 5, 2021

Shasta County reported five more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday. They were two women in their 70s, a man in his 70s, a woman in her 80s and a woman age 90 or older.

Also on Tuesday, state public health officials reported the number of ICU bed space in the Northern California region dropped to 24.4% from 47.9%.

"They (state public health) hadn’t updated that figure in quite some time," Shasta County Health and Human Services spokesperson Kerri Schuette said. "That figure (24.4%) is correct."

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