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Shasta County covid hospitalizations rise to high of 72 12/17/2020

Published December 18, 2020

The number of people hospitalized in Shasta County due to COVID-19 has risen to 72 — a new local high for the pandemic, according to a Thursday report from health officials.

State data shows Shasta County now has more people hospitalized with the coronavirus than some larger counties like Merced, Santa Cruz and Sonoma — the latter of which has nearly triple the population of Shasta County.

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