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Shasta County covid-19 hospitalizations at an all-time high 08/19/2021

Published August 20, 2021

The August surge in coronavirus cases has Shasta County hospitals scrambling to staff full wards.

Daily coronavirus hospitalizations on Thursday climbed to an all-time high since the pandemic started in March 2020, according to public health data. The second highest point in hospitalizations happened last December when 72 COVID-19 patients were in the hospital.

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