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Latest COVID-19 numbers for Northern California

Action News Now will update this article as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases come in across the North State.

Posted: Mar 23, 2020 5:55 PM
Updated: Apr 9, 2020 4:38 PM

Here are the latest case numbers and deaths broken down for our viewing region, according to each local public health department's reports.

County Cases Deaths
Butte 13 0
Shasta 24 3
Tehama 1 0
Glenn 2 0
Modoc 0 0
Trinity 0 0
Yuba 15 0
Sutter 20 2
Lassen 0 0
Plumas 3 0
Colusa 3 0
Siskiyou 4 0

As a reminder, some counties are only releasing updated numbers, nothing more. If the county releases more information on a patient, it will be posted below.

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UPDATE 6:05 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - Shasta County's 24 case is a woman in her 50s who is now isolated at

home.

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UPDATE: 9:39 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - Shasta County health officials confirmed two new positive cases Tuesday evening.

One is a man in his 70's who is isolated at home. The second, a woman in her 40's who is also isolated at home.

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UPDATE: 3:54 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - Glenn County Public Health said they remain at two positive cases, however, both of those people have recovered from the coronavirus.

Siskiyou County has four positive cases, three of those have recovered. 

In the Yuba-Sutter region, health officials said a total of 710 people have been tested, 562 results are pending. One resident is currently hospitalized.

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UPDATE: 7:45 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2020 - The California Department of Veterans Affairs announced additional staff and a resident at the veterans home in Redding have tested positive for coronavirus.

The home now has one resident and three staff members who have tested positive, according to CalVet.

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UPDATE 6:20 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2020 - Shasta County Health Officials have confirmed another case of the coronavirus.

This patient is a man in his 90s who is isolated at a local medical facility.

Health Officials also say through investigation, they have found a "higher than expected number of positive cases" in the county are linked to Faith Assembly Church in Redding.

Members who attended events at this church could be at a higher risk of carrying the coronavirus, according to Health Officials. They also said particularly those who attended a weekend event on March 14 and March 15.

If you attended on either of those days, Health Officials say you should inform any close contacts and social circles that they may have been exposed.

The church has been telling people who were at those March dates and they said they have not held service since March 15.

Close contacts of all those positive cases have been quarantined.

“We are impressed with how proactive the church has been since learning about the first case in their congregation,” said Public Health Branch Director Brandy Isola. “We have community transmission in Shasta County. We recognize that there is less than ideal testing capacity in our county, state and country. This means that there are cases of COVID-19 in our community that Public Health has not been notified about. It is critically important that everyone stay at home except for essential services, follow social distancing practices when it is necessary to go out and practice excellent hygiene.”

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UPDATE 8 p.m., Sunday, April 5, 2020 - The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has confirmed that the man in his 60s who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 27 at a Sacramento County hospital has died. He is the third Shasta County resident to die from this virus. We extend our deepest condolences to his loved ones.

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UPDATE 6:30 p.m., Sunday, April 5, 2020 -Shasta County Health Officials confirm three more residents have tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total to 20.

The new patients are:

• A woman in her 40s who is isolated at home
• A woman in her 50s who is isolated at home
• A man in his 40s who is isolated at home

The Shasta County Health Officer and communicable disease team are working to identify the
patients’ close contacts and implement necessary quarantine orders.

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UPDATE 9:35 a.m., Sunday, April 5, 2020 - Shasta County Health Officials confirm five more residents have tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total to 17. 

Officials say the patients are: 

  • A woman in her 70s who is isolated at home
  • A woman in her 20s who is isolated at home
  • A man in his 20s who is isolated at home
  • A man in his 50s who is isolated at home
  • A woman in her 70s who is hospitalized

The Shasta County Health Officer and communicable disease team say they are working to identify the patients’ close contacts and implement necessary quarantine orders.

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UPDATE 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 4, 2020 - Plumas County Public Health Officials confirm a resident of Indian Valley in Plumas County has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Officials say an investigation is underway to determine if any other residents may have been exposed. 

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UPDATE 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2020 - A Shasta County man in his 70s has been confirmed to be the county's 12 confirmed case.

Health officials say he is in isolation in a local hospital.

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UPDATE 11:32 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 - A second death from coronavirus has been confirmed in Shasta County. Officials from Shasta County Health & Human Services said the newest death is an 80-year-old man.

There have been 11 positive tests and 402 negative ones. Six people are in isolation and 26 are in quarantine at this time. Two people have recovered.

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UPDATE 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 - Four more Shasta County residents have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total to 11 cases, according to public health.

Health officials said the latest patients include:

  • A married couple, a man in his 70's who is hospitalized and a woman in her 70s who is isolated at home.
  • A woman in her 60s who is isolated at home. She is a close contact of a patient who was diagnosed earlier this week.
  • A woman in her 50s who is being hospitalized.

Health officials said they're working to identify close contacts of each of these patients and implement necessary quarantine orders. They added, it's still unknown where the couple or the woman in her 50s contracted the virus.

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UPDATE 3:44 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Butte County Public Health has confirmed there are 10 positive coronavirus cases as of Thursday.

The public health's web page updated this afternoon with the new number.

Shasta County remains at 7 confirmed cases and 370 people who tested negative. Tehama County confirmed their first case on Wednesday. Plumas County remains at one confirmed case and Glenn County has two confirmed cases.

Modoc, Lassen, and Trinity have zero confirmed coronavirus cases.

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UPDATE 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Tehama County health officials have confirmed their first case of the coronavirus.

The patient, a man in his 60s, is the first in 94 tests to be confirmed positive.

"We ask the community to continue to abide by the Stay Home Executive Order, practice social distancing, frequently wash hands and stay home if sick," said health services.

Health officials are looking into who may have come in to contact with the patient.

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UPDATE 4:38 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 - Butte County health officials have confirmed a ninth positive case of coronavirus.

Health officials have not released any further details on the case but did update their coronavirus web page.

In Shasta County, public health said they remain at seven confirmed cases and 236 negative test results.

Glenn County remains at two confirmed cases and 25 people tested.

Plumas County confirmed its first positive case of coronavirus - out of 54 total tests.

Modoc, Trinity, and Tehama county have zero confirmed cases.

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UPDATE 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 - An employee of the Veterans Home of California in Redding has tested positive for COVID-19 said officials from the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) on Tuesday. 

The staff member was last at the Veterans Home on March 26 and is currently isolating at home.

Officials said no residents of the Veterans Home are showing symptoms of COVID-19, nor are other staff members.

At this time no veteran or veteran spouse in any of CalVet's eight homes has tested positive for COVID-19.

CalVet staff are working with the Shasta County Health and Human Service Agency as well as the California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control on steps to mitigate the spread of coronavirus and to protect the staff and residents of the Redding home. Those steps include identifying anyone in the home who may have come in contact with the employee.

On Sunday, March 15, 2020 CalVet began restricting all visitation to the homes except to those in hospice care. Prior to that, group events on and off the campuses were postponed and communal dining for most residents was halted. Currently, every employee is screened before entering the home. CalVet officials said they have isolation areas in every home and all homes have ample supplies of sanitizers, gloves, and masks.

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UPDATE 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 - Shasta County public health officials have announced their seventh case of coronavirus. The patient is a female in her 50s who is in isolation at home. Officials said she is a close contact of the man in his 80s who tested positive on Sunday.

The Shasta County Health Officer and communicable disease team are working to identify close contact and to implement necessary quarantine orders.

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UPDATE 10:39 a.m. Tuesday, March 31 - Shasta County health officials announced Tuesday morning that public health is documenting its first case of "community transmission" of COVID-19 in Shasta County.

The patient, a man in his 80's, did not have travel history or contact with a known COVID-19 case. Health officials said he remains hospitalized in isolation.

“Please stay at home for anything but essential services and maintain social distancing when you do go out,” said Shasta County Health Officer Dr. Karen Ramstrom. “Practicing other good infection prevention measures is always recommended, including frequent handwashing and diligently avoiding contact with others when you are sick.”

As of 10 a.m. March 31, Shasta County had six cases of COVID-19, including four travel-related case, one person-to-person case and one case of community transmission. Butte County remains at 8 confirmed cases, Glenn County has two confirmed cases, and Tehama, Trinity, and Modoc counties have zero confirmed cases.

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UPDATE 6:45 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 - A 20-year-old woman has tested positive for the coronavirus, making her the sixth confirmed case in the county.

Shasta County's Health and Human Services Agency said this is a travel-related case and the woman is now in isolation at home.

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UPDATE 4 p.m, Monday, March 30, 2020 - Butte County has confirmed they now have eight cases in the county, up from the reported five, four days earlier.

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UPDATE 2 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 - Glenn County Health Officials have confirmed its second case of the coronavirus.

The Office of Emergency Services announced on Monday afternoon the second patient is over the age of 65 and does have underlying health conditions.

According to OEC, this is not a travel-related case and the patient did not have contact with the first patient, giving officials reason to believe this is a community transmission case.

The patient is recovering at a local hospital.

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UPDATE 11:42 p.m. Monday, March 30 - Shasta County Health and Human Services officials announced Monday that there are now five confirmed coronavirus cases in the county.

Health officials added that there are 224 negative cases in the county and around 15 under quarantine.

Health officials confirmed the new case in their COVID-19 briefing that is held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. To watch the update, Click Here

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UPDATE 12:53 p.m. Saturday, March 28 - Shasta County Public Health officials report a Shasta County resident who has been hospitalized in Sacramento County for other health issues has tested positive for COVID-19. It is believed that he contracted the virus in an area with known community transmission. 

The patient is a man in his 60s. The Shasta County Health Officer and communicable disease team are working to identify close contacts and implement necessary quarantine orders.

This is the fourth known case in Shasta County 

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UPDATE 11:33 a.m. Friday, March 27 - Glenn County Public Health said Friday they have received lab confirmation of its first case of coronavirus in Glenn County.

The person who tested positive for COVID-19 is over the age of 65, has a travel history to an area with known community transmission, and resides in the north part of the county, public health said.

The person is recovering in isolation at home.

Public Health said as of 10 a.m. Friday, March 27, they have one confirmed case, nine negative cases, and a total of 10 people tested.

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UPDATE 10:07 a.m. Thursday, March 26 - There are now five positive coronavirus cases in Butte County, according to the public health coronavirus page.

Public Health said this case is currently under investigation. This brings the number of cases under investigation to three and two travel-related.

Butte County Public Health will hold a press conference set to begin at 11 a.m. The conference will be live on their Facebook page. To watch it, CLICK HERE.

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UPDATE: 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, March 25 - Shasta County Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday morning that one person has died from coronavirus in Shasta County.

Health officials said the patient was a 75-year-old woman who tested positive for coronavirus after being taken to the emergency room on Sunday, March 22.

The woman died Tuesday afternoon. Health officials said they cannot disclose what hospital she died at nor will they release information on places she was at prior.

A family member who was with the woman was infected with coronavirus and is quarantined at home. Shasta County remains at three positive coronavirus cases; two travel-related, and one close contact related.

Health officials said they have had 82 negative cases, six pending results, seven people in quarantine and one in isolation.

RELATED: What is the difference between isolation and quarantine?

Action News Now will have more details on the Shasta County Health and Human Resources conference on tonight's news.

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UPDATE: 10:56 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 - Butte County Public Health has updated the confirmed coronavirus cases in the county to four.

The first two cases were determined to have been travel-related. The third and fourth case is currently under investigation.

Public Health updates the number of positive cases on their coronavirus web page, Here 

"The city of residents for people sick with COVID-19 will not be provided in order to protect their identity," said Butte County Health Officials. "Public Health is legally responsible for protecting personal health information."

Action News Now is working to learn more about the recently confirmed cases and will update with new information as it becomes available.

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KHSL - Action News Now will update this article as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases come in across the North State.

Shasta County Health and Human Services announced Monday, March 23 a third confirmed case of coronavirus in the county.

The patient is a 40-year-old man in Shasta County, he is in isolation at his home, according to health officials. 

The man has had close contact with a woman in her 70s who tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, March 22, according to health officials. Shasta County Health Officer Dr. Karen Ramstrom and public health’s communicable disease team said they're working to identify others who are at risk of infection and will issue quarantine orders as necessary.

RELATED: Health officials confirm second positive coronavirus case in Butte County

In Butte County, the third case of COVID-19 was reported on Monday, March 23, according to the Butte County Public Health Department. We are working to learn more about that case.

RELATED: Health Officials confirm second positive case of COVID-19 in Shasta County

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