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Shasta County on verge of moving into red tier as covid-19 numbers worsen 09/29/2020

Published September 30, 2020

Shasta County Public Health officials confirmed three new coronavirus deaths and 22 new cases Tuesday.

Shasta County’s worsening coronavirus numbers are threatening to put the county in the red (substantial) range, after Tuesday’s statewide data update. Currently, the county is in the orange (moderate) range.

The county’s case rate has increased from 2.2 to 6.5 daily cases per 100,000 residents, and its positivity rate increased from 2.4 to 4%. These numbers are a seven-day average with a seven-day lag.

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