COVID-19 WEEKLY UPDATE: April 20, 2022
Statistics from April 13 – 19, 2022
New cases: 34
By age group:
Children 0-12: 3
Children 13-19: 2
Adults 20-29: 2
Adults 30-39: 8
Adults 40-49: 4
Adults 50-59: 5
Adults 60-69: 3
Adults 70-79: 2
Adults 80-89: 2
Adults 90+: 0
- Active cases: 37
- Hospitalized: 5
- People in ICU: 2
- Deaths reported: 5
WEEKLY UPDATE (4/13 – 4/19):
- 7-Day Case Numbers (by receive date): 34
- 7-Day CDC Transmission Case Rate (by receive date): 18.9 per 100,000 (10–49.99 is moderate)
- 7-Day Test Positivity (by lab collect date): 0.7%
- 7-Day Average Hospitalized: 4
- Deaths Reported in Last 7 Days: 5
For more information, visit the Data and Statistics page at ShastaReady.org.
- We are sorry to report that 5 deaths were confirmed this week. They were a woman in her 60s, a woman in her 70s and three men in their 80s. Please note, this week is when these deaths were confirmed and may be days or weeks after the people died.
- The California Department of Public Health has released a new At Home COVID-19 Testing fact sheet with answers to the questions:
- When should I test for COVID-19?
- Where can I get an at home test?
- What if my test is positive?
- What if I cannot work because of COVID-19?
- There are now medicines available to treat people with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 who are at risk for developing severe COVID-19. Talk to your doctor if you feel that you may be at higher risk. The medicines must be prescribed by a healthcare provider. Some can be taken by mouth and can be given outside the hospital. Others are given by injection or IV. Visit the Medications and Treatments page of ShastaReady.org to learn more.
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.