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Six people die and 167 new covid cases, new state law requires workplace notification 01/07/2021

Published January 8, 2021

Total Confirmed Cases: 8,741


Confirmed Cases Wednesday 1/6/2021: 167


Negative Tests Wednesday 1/6/2021: 847


Negative Tests To Date: 112,188


Total Tests to Date: 120,929


Currently Hospitalized in Shasta County: 49


Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 7


Available ICU Capacity: 25.4%


In Isolation: 569 (estimate)


Active Cases: 618 (estimate)


Released from Isolation to Date: 8,028


Total Deaths: 95

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