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Shasta County sees 21st coronavirus case, third death 04-07-2020

Published April 7, 2020

As of Tuesday morning, a total of 21 Shasta County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, more than any other county in California's rural North State.

The county confirmed one new case on Monday — a man in his 90s who is in isolation at a medical facility, according to public health officials.

The county also confirmed its third death related to COVID-19, a man in his 60s who had tested positive March 27 at a Sacramento County hospital where he was being treated for other issues.

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