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Lassen County Public Health has issued an order directing all schools in the county to close for in-person instruction until December 31, 2020. This includes all transitional kindergarten through grade 12.

Posted: Nov 24, 2020 12:44 PM

LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. – Lassen County Public Health has issued an order directing all schools in the county to close for in-person instruction until December 31, 2020. This includes all transitional kindergarten through grade 12.

Lassen County continues to see a spike in local cases. On Tuesday, the California Department of Public Health moved Lassen County into the state’s most restrictive purple tier of its Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

The county has 186 active coronavirus cases with three people hospitalized, as of Nov. 24. Two deaths in the county have been attributed to the virus. In total, there have been 361 confirmed cases. 

According to the CDCR COVID tracker, High Desert now has more infections than any other prison in the state. They are reporting 705 active cases of the virus among the inmate population at High Desert.

Below is a document from Lassen County Public Health regarding the school closure order, issued Nov. 23.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3055568

Reported Deaths: 34441
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles103280614122
San Bernardino2561091560
Riverside2504362645
San Diego2168352109
Orange2148082477
Santa Clara943661109
Kern86718565
Fresno82485968
Sacramento806781111
Alameda67952765
Ventura62101436
San Joaquin58290786
Contra Costa52965450
Stanislaus42882758
Tulare41867506
Monterey36126255
San Mateo32596309
San Francisco29321262
Solano25806106
Imperial25317465
Santa Barbara25083236
Merced24452308
Sonoma24068240
Kings19435145
Placer17380180
San Luis Obispo15929136
Madera13443151
Santa Cruz12298113
Marin11693157
Yolo10620131
Shasta9776122
Butte9474123
El Dorado782644
Sutter775478
Napa760140
Lassen519516
San Benito496343
Yuba495127
Tehama397142
Tuolumne338240
Nevada320673
Mendocino311432
Amador301631
Lake261230
Humboldt239324
Glenn193519
Colusa17339
Calaveras161723
Siskiyou144613
Mono11214
Inyo97429
Del Norte8662
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3024
Sierra820
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
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Hi: 67° Lo: 36°
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Oroville
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Hi: 63° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 53°
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 60° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 46° Lo: 17°
Feels Like: 55°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 65° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 55°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 57°
As expected, we had much quieter weather around northern California on Wednesday with plenty of sunshine, much weaker wind, and a wide range of temperatures. Thursday will be similar, but much more active weather is coming.
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