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All Butte County schools get green light to open for in-person instruction

The Butte County Public Health Department announced that all schools in the county may choose to open for in-person instruction, effective immediately.

Posted: Oct 13, 2020 4:01 PM
Updated: Oct 13, 2020 5:21 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – The Butte County Public Health Department announced that all schools in the county may choose to open for in-person instruction, effective immediately.

BCPH said as of Oct. 13, Butte County has remained in Tier 2 (red), for two consecutive weeks – allowing schools the option to open for in-person classes.

Schools who choose to open for in-person instruction must follow the State COVID-19 Guidance for Schools and School Based Programs, according to BCPH. The State guidance applies to all schools reopening for in-person instruction including public (traditional and charter) and private schools. 

Lastly, now that schools may open, a school waiver is no longer required and the school waiver process will be on hold.

As of Tuesday, Butte County has a total of 2,946 confirmed coronavirus cases, and 2,819 people have recovered.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 903684

Reported Deaths: 17343
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2989376989
Riverside657571279
San Bernardino623531072
Orange583261444
San Diego54314868
Kern33775416
Fresno30590436
Sacramento25264484
Santa Clara24014388
Alameda23215460
San Joaquin21630489
Contra Costa18523241
Stanislaus17572396
Tulare17495286
Ventura14192164
Imperial12700336
San Francisco12069140
Monterey1132189
San Mateo11075159
Santa Barbara9760120
Merced9465155
Sonoma9163134
Kings821883
Solano728674
Marin7057128
Madera498174
San Luis Obispo414132
Placer408857
Yolo316658
Butte305952
Santa Cruz277125
Napa194215
Shasta184630
Sutter183712
San Benito143615
El Dorado13154
Yuba129310
Mendocino112421
Tehama8628
Lassen7661
Lake68915
Glenn6573
Nevada6088
Humboldt5629
Colusa5506
Calaveras34218
Amador32416
Tuolumne2684
Inyo22715
Siskiyou1930
Del Norte1781
Mono1782
Mariposa782
Plumas680
Modoc290
Trinity260
Sierra60
Alpine30
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Fire danger will be extreme Sunday-Monday as the biggest dry wind event of the season takes shape. A widespread freeze in the Sierra-Cascades as low as single-digit values possible Sunday night. Mild & sunny weather after Tuesday.
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