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MMHD Community Updates

Shasta County Moves to Red Tier

Note: This information is updated each Wednesday.

Shasta County remains in the red ("substantial") tier. Our adjusted case rate increased, from 4.5 to 5.1 daily cases per 100,000 residents. The unadjusted case rate is also 5.1. This number needs to drop to 3.9 or lower to be at the orange ("moderate") tier level. Our positivity rate stayed the same at 1.8%. Please continue to wear your mask in public, keep your distance, avoid gatherings outside your household, get tested regularly and get vaccinated when it's your turn.

As of March 30 there have been 11,389 cases in Shasta County total. There are 9 hospitalized, with 0 in ICU. There have been 177,377 tests performed in Shasta County total. The ICU capacity in the Northern Region is 33.1%.

Quarantine and Isolation Instructions

ISOLATION: Follow the self-isolation instructions if you have tested positive for COVID-19. This includes identifying your close contacts and notifying them to quarantine for 14 days from last exposure.

If you have had symptoms, you may return to work or school when at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared, AND at least 24 hours have passed with no fever (without use of fever-reducing medications), AND other symptoms have improved.

If you never develop symptoms, you may return to work or school 10 days after the date of your first positive test.

QUARANTINE:Follow the self-quarantine instructions if you are a close contact of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19. You may return to work or school 14 days after your last exposure.


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