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What you need to know: March 30

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on March 30.

Posted: Mar 30, 2020 8:46 AM

The latest: Coronavirus case numbers

The global case total is near 740,000 with over 156,000 recoveries. Nationally, the United States has over 143,000 confirmed cases including 2,500 deaths and almost 5,000 recoveries. In California, there are over 6,300 confirmed cases, with an epicenter in Los Angeles County where there are 2,100 cases.

Local coronavirus case numbers

The number of positive cases in Butte County still remains at 5, Shasta County has 4 confirmed cases, and Glenn County has 1 confirmed case of the coronavirus. Yuba-Sutter County has a total of 10 confirmed cases and Humboldt County announced 4 more cases this weekend -- bringing their total to 18 positive cases. Tehama, Modoc, and Trinity counties remain at zero.

Redding police department launches tool to report business violations

The Redding Police Department launched a new feature where you can report "non-essential" businesses violating the stay-at-home order. It’s called "report stay-at-home-violations" and it's available on the Redding Police Department's website. The RPD says they received several calls about businesses staying open that may not be considered essential. They're hoping the online reporting tool will reduce the number of calls that they receive.

Two minimum-security inmates escaped from Eel River Conservation Camp in Humboldt County

The hunt is on this morning for two inmates who took off from a conservation camp in Humboldt Friday night. Officials say the inmates were last seen at the Eel River Conservation Camp at 8:30 p.m. Staff identified the two males as Derek Barnett and Noah Wilson -- both wearing grey sweats and white tennis shoes. The CHP alongside Cal Fire and the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation's Office is helping in the search. Anyone who sees Barnett or Wilson is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

Missing Redding boy found Sunday

A boy that went missing Saturday in Redding has been found. The Redding Police Department says Ashton Maszk was the boy who went missing. He was last seen in the area of Churn Creek Road and Adams Lane. Officers said he was unable to care for his own safety and was considered at risk. Mask is now safe at home -- as of Sunday afternoon and the Redding police want to thank the public for being on the lookout.

Driver crashes into Chico Police Officer car

A man driving under the influence in his BMW sedan crashed into a Chico Police Car Friday night. The driver is 28-year-old Anthony Squitieri from Chico, and he showed symptoms of being under the influence of drugs at the scene. Both the driver and the Chico police officer suffered minor injuries and the driver was arrested and booked into the Butte County Jail.

One man dead after vehicle rolls down embankment in Shasta County

The CHP says one person is dead near Shasta County after a car rolled down an embankment on Highway 299 Sunday. Officers say this happened around 6 p.m. Sunday east of Sugar Pine Camp Road in Bella Vista. They say the driver failed to make a right turn, traveled across the opposite lane and hit a tree. The driver was wearing his seatbelt and no other passengers were involved. The crash is still under investigation.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 119348

Reported Deaths: 4374
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles582612489
Riverside8155342
San Diego7674276
Orange6678158
San Bernardino5650209
Alameda354897
Santa Clara2832144
San Francisco261343
Kern241840
San Mateo221284
Tulare202690
Imperial202529
Fresno191437
Santa Barbara169714
Contra Costa151338
Sacramento146358
Kings11686
Ventura116434
San Joaquin108035
Stanislaus76730
Monterey58610
Sonoma5794
Solano54722
Marin50617
Merced3107
San Luis Obispo2791
Placer2409
Santa Cruz2192
Yolo21324
Napa1243
Madera1173
Humboldt1034
El Dorado960
San Benito902
Butte551
Nevada481
Del Norte470
Sutter462
Shasta404
Mono371
Yuba311
Mendocino300
Lake300
Inyo201
Glenn170
Mariposa161
Calaveras150
Amador100
Siskiyou90
Colusa70
Tehama61
Lassen50
Plumas40
Tuolumne40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
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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The Heat Advisory will stay in place through Thursday evening. Cooler temperatures and the potential for showers and thunderstorms are ahead for your weekend.
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