Update: Butte County Reports 6 Cases Tuesday

There’s a new batch of eased restrictions approved by the state. Churches can resume in-person services but the congregations will be limited to less than 100. Worshippers are being told to wear masks, avoid sharing prayer books and skip the collection plate. The state is also expected to allow hair salons and barber shops to open, with some modifications. Details are at shastaready.org

Officials are encouraging everyone to get tested. 4,391 tests have shown negative results in Shasta County. Anyone, even with no symptoms, can get tested for free at a covid testing station at Shasta College or at the Red Bluff Community Center or at Corning High School. If insurance doesn’t cover the cost, the state will. Appointments must be made online at lhi.care/covidtesting.

Two cases of COVID-19 reported Friday in Shasta County make a total of 36. The two new cases are a woman in her 30’s and a woman in her 40’s. 4 Shasta County residents have died. 4 people are in isolation and 18 are quarantined due to possible exposure.

Butte County reported 6 new cases Tuesday for a total of 40. Tehama County has now had 3 cases, one active, one recovered and one deceased. Trinity County has had one. Humboldt county reported 1 case Monday for a total of 94 cases, with two deaths. Siskiyou County has had 6, and all have recovered. Glenn County has had a dozen. Lassen county entered the weekend with none, but they now have 4. There are still none reported in Modoc County.

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