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Covid cases surge among Shasta County youth; unvaccinated rate remains high 09/27/2021

Published September 28, 2021

We saw a surge in COVID cases in January this year, now we're seeing more than double the number of cases among minors in Shasta County.

Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) said the county saw a surge in cases last winter, with 97 cases among minors aged 12 to 17. Compared to now, for the month of September thus far, we could be seeing close to 300 cases.

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