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High testing volumes helps bring down Shasta County case rate numbers 12/30/2020

Published January 4, 2021

New cases in Shasta County are still coming, but the average seven-day positivity rate dropped.

Shasta health leaders say testing numbers are going up, which is helping bring the county’s numbers down.

The high volume of testing helped drop the case rate from 33 to 29. Health leaders tell Action News Now that the number is still relatively high but it is a step in the right direction.

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