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People in Redding share how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting their daily lives

All across the county, the coronavirus is forcing people to change the way they live.

Posted: Apr 2, 2020 7:34 PM
Updated: Apr 2, 2020 10:14 PM

REDDING, Calif.-All across the county, the coronavirus is forcing people to change the way they live.

Action News Now spoke to a woman in Redding who says the coronavirus has been a silver lining.

Theresa Rothrock is a mother of two boys, a two-year-old and an eight-month old. She tells Action News Now that because of the coronavirus, she's spending more time with her family. 

She says she's been balancing her life between taking care of her kids at home while still going to work.

The daycare her two toddlers go to temporarily closed down so now she's at home more and spending time with t=her family. 

She's a physician's assistant at a local medical center so she's still coming into work to help treat patients.

"It’s just really making us kind of strip down our daily lives and how busy we are doing this and that," says Rothrock. "And to really just love on each other and make that connection again, which I actually think, I really enjoy it.”

Some of the way she manages to keep her kids entertained include going out for walks, hikes, and doing more outdoor activities.

Rothrock tells Action News Now her husband is  teacher and is working from home, so it's allowed the four to bond more as a family.

Action News Now also spoke to Jon Weber, a second-year Shasta College student.

Like many students, he's having to adapt to learning from home.

Despite having more free time to go out, Weber says he never thought it'd be difficult to find things to keep him busy.

Weber tells Action News Now he has one more semester at Shasta College before he heads to a four-year college.

But with everything going on, he's not sure what will happen now. 

"“I’m waiting to talk to a counselor when I get the opportunity, but it's kind of rough," says Weber. "I have one more semester after this, but I'm hoping I can make all these classes go well and have it all work out for me in the end."

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 893364

Reported Deaths: 17256
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Riverside653861279
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Orange578481434
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Sacramento24957480
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Tulare17365282
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Imperial12668336
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Monterey1122586
San Mateo10961157
Santa Barbara9688119
Merced9415154
Sonoma9099134
Kings818683
Solano724974
Marin7038128
Madera494574
San Luis Obispo409232
Placer405257
Yolo311958
Butte304151
Santa Cruz274425
Napa191815
Shasta183930
Sutter183012
San Benito141915
El Dorado13064
Yuba128810
Mendocino111821
Tehama8248
Lassen7641
Lake67815
Glenn6493
Nevada6018
Humboldt5619
Colusa5496
Calaveras33917
Amador31316
Tuolumne2584
Inyo22015
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Del Norte1751
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Plumas630
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