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Increase in negative covid-19 tests in Shasta County can help get us out of purple tier 10/20/2020

Published October 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Shasta County moved into the most restrictive purple tier due to the spike in COVID-19 cases.

And while it seems people feel hopeless not being able to contribute to helping Shasta County move away from the purple tier, there is a way you can help and that’s by getting tested even if you aren’t infected.

But what is the importance of a positivity rate?

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