What you need to know: July 22

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 22.

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 8:58 AM

Hog Fire reaches 9% containment

Action News Now continues to provide updates on the latest fires across the North State. The Hog Fire is burning just west of Susanville and scorching 9,420 acres, at this hour it is only 9% contained. An evacuation order remains in place for the area around Lake Forest estates.

Additional evacuation orders in place for Gold Fire

Two firefighters have been injured battling the Gold Fire. It is burning near the community of Adin, in Lassen County. The fire chief Paul Lemke was one of two firefighters injured, with burns to his face and arm. The other firefighter hurt suffered minor injuries. Both firefighters were welcomed back home Tuesday evening. The fire sparked early Monday, near highway 139. It has burned 8,500 acres and is at 5% containment. The sheriff’s office issued additional evacuation orders and warnings this morning.

Badger Fire evacuation warnings lifted as fire crews increase containment

The Badger Fire in Siskiyou County burned 557 acres it is 45% contained. Evacuation orders lifted along the west side of Highway 263 in the Hawkinsville area.

Platina Fire southwest of Redding is 340 acres with 65% containment

The Platina Fire in Shasta County burned 340 acres and is 65% contained. It started southwest of Redding Sunday afternoon. Three firefighters were injured - but all have been treated and released. The fire is still under investigation.

Butte County could be placed on state's watch list today

Butte County could be the latest county added to the state's coronavirus watch list. In order to be placed on the state watch list - public health reps say the rate of infections has to be 100 cases per 100,000 people. Right now, Butte is averaging at least 115 cases per day. The watch list would take effect this Saturday.

Trump signs memo to omit undocumented immigrants from census apportionment count

President Trump signed a memo seeking to exclude undocumented immigrants from the upcoming 2020 census. Census results determine the state's seats in the House of Representatives and how federal funds are divided. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is responding to that executive order in a statement saying "in California, we will not back down from our historic work to achieve a fair and accurate census count."

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 530606

Reported Deaths: 9808
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1981654827
Riverside38487738
Orange38131665
San Bernardino34237487
San Diego30516568
Kern21433152
Fresno15945157
Alameda12136193
San Joaquin12034187
Santa Clara11030192
Sacramento10174148
Tulare10078193
Imperial9513232
Stanislaus9308135
Contra Costa8324131
Ventura787777
San Francisco708162
Santa Barbara652664
San Mateo5758120
Marin518076
Monterey496634
Merced458351
Kings445356
Solano380638
Sonoma320842
Madera211432
Placer199819
San Luis Obispo197016
Yolo161442
Santa Cruz11964
Butte10128
Napa10079
Sutter8406
San Benito6894
El Dorado6681
Lassen6320
Yuba5334
Shasta4049
Colusa3594
Glenn3462
Mendocino3419
Nevada3161
Tehama2491
Humboldt2454
Lake2111
Mono1461
Tuolumne1442
Amador1370
Calaveras1361
Del Norte900
Siskiyou880
Inyo661
Mariposa592
Plumas330
Trinity50
Modoc40
Sierra30
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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Although temperatures began to rise today around northern California, our weather was still quite pleasant for early August. Enjoy the below-average highs will we have them, because hotter weather will return soon.
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