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Covid-19 case spike in college-aged students 10/01/2020

Published October 2, 2020

Shasta County’s reopening efforts are likely to take a hit owing to a surge in positive COVID-19 cases driven by college-aged students.

While 96 people in their 20s have tested positive since Sept. 18, Redding's two accredited colleges, Shasta College and Simpson University, have told the Record Searchlight they have had a combined eight cases since the schools started in mid-August and in early September, respectively.

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