8 COVID-19 deaths reported over the weekend in Butte, Shasta counties

Butte and Shasta Counties have reported a total of eight new COVID-19 deaths over the weekend.

Posted: Oct 4, 2021 4:14 PM
Updated: Oct 6, 2021 11:42 AM

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - There was a total of eight new COVID-19 deaths recorded over the weekend in Butte and Shasta Counties.

Shasta County Health and Humans Services (SCHHS) reported six new deaths over the weekend, bringing the total to 309.

SCHHS said a woman in her 40s, two women and two men in their 70s and a woman in her 80s died.

The county reported 197 new cases over the weekend.

As of Wednesday, 48.7% of Shasta County is fully vaccinated and 57.8% has received at least one dose.

Between June 29 and Sept. 29, four fully vaccinated people died from COVID, one person who was partially vaccinated died and 56 people who were not vaccinated died from the coronavirus.

SCHHS reports numbers from Sunday that show 91 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 and 23 were in ICU.

In September, 366 kids under the age of 12 tested positive for COVID-19. That is 124 more cases than August when 242 kids under 12 years old tested positive. In July, 23 kids in this age group tested positive. 

In Butte County, two people died from the virus. As of Monday, 245 people have died from the coronavirus.

Over the weekend, health officials reported 102 new cases and 220 recoveries.

54.6% of Butte County residents are fully vaccinated and 7% are partially vaccinated. 

BCPH said there are 88 people in the hospital. 

At 8 a.m. Monday, Enloe Medical Center had 68 COVID-19 patients and 76% were not fully vaccinated.  There were 13 people in ICU. 

In a tweet on Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said California has the lowest COVID case rate.

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