Statistics from Sept. 28, 2021
New cases: 133
By age group:
Children 0-12: 17
Children 13-19: 13
Adults 20-29: 24
Adults 30-39: 24
Adults 40-49: 19
Adults 50-59: 18
Adults 60-69: 7
Adults 70-79: 6
Adults 80-89: 3
Adults 90+: 2
• Active cases: 620
• Hospitalized: 98
• People in ICU: 19
• Deaths reported: 8
For more information, visit the Data and Statistics page at ShastaReady.org
We are sorry to report 8 deaths today. They were a woman in her 50s, a woman in her 60s, 3 men in their 70s, 2 men in their 80s, and a woman over age 89.
The third dose is not a booster shot. A third dose of Pfizer/Comirnaty or Moderna is recommended for immunocompromised people. This is different from a booster shot, which is an additional vaccine dose needed to “boost” protection against COVID-19. At this time, Pfizer is the only approved booster. It is highly recommended for people who are:
- 65 years and older
- residing in a long-term care facility
- age 50-64 with underlying medical conditions
Other eligible groups include people who are:
It may take a few days for vaccine providers to integrate these new recommendations into their practices, so check with your provider for availability.
This report includes a weekly update to Shasta County's total case numbers. Investigations are conducted to verify that cases meet state reporting requirements. Duplicate, out-of-county, and probable cases are removed. Probable cases include people who tested positive on an antigen test and those with reported symptoms but no confirmed lab test.
If you’ve been exposed: Follow the isolation/quarantine instructions until you can be tested and receive test results.
If you need to be tested: Find options on the Get Tested page. Please note: Appointments are required at most places due to high demand.
If you need a vaccine: Find options at ShastaReady.org.