What you need to know: Nov. 12

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 12.

Posted: Nov 12, 2020 8:35 AM
Updated: Nov 12, 2020 8:46 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 12.

Butte County Public Health says third surge of COVID-19 cases is here

Coronavirus cases are spiking in Northern California and across the country. Butte County Public Health now says the county is hitting a third surge in coronavirus cases. That also puts the county in danger of more restrictions. Health officials are warning of moving the county back to a red tier of restrictions if current trends continue.

Shasta County hospitals prepared to meet surge in coronavirus cases

In Shasta County, Public Health officials are seeing a rise in hospitalizations. Officials with Mercy Medical Center say they are still equipped to handle the caseload. Shasta Regional Medical Center representatives say ICU beds are only at 3% capacity.

Chico man to appear in court for unlawful dumping of asbestos charges

A local man is set to appear in court Thursday, facing charges of dumping hazardous materials. Prosecutors accuse Chico businessman Richard Parks of unlawfully transporting and disposing of hazardous materials. Thursday’s court proceeding is to set a date for a preliminary hearing.

Unwelcome milestone: California nears million COVID-19 cases

California is nearing a million positive cases of the coronavirus. California has reported over 996,000 cases in that state. Trailing just behind Texas for the state with the most confirmed cases in the U.S. Over 18,000 people have died from the virus in California.

California voters give property tax breaks a makeover

The numbers are in and California voters have approved Proposition 19. The measure allows homeowners, 55 and older, the disabled, and wildfire victims to transfer low property tax rate if they move to a new home. 51% of voters said yes to this measure.

AP: Joe Biden likely to hit 306 electoral votes

More ballots are being counted and Joe Biden’s win is growing more decisive. The Associated Press is projecting Joe Biden is likely to hit 306 electoral votes. That is the same number President Trump won in the 2016 election.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1145209

Reported Deaths: 18862
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3741347497
San Bernardino875421129
Riverside821751417
San Diego74361984
Orange719531556
Kern39437445
Fresno36688477
Sacramento34186550
Santa Clara31603467
Alameda27857499
San Joaquin24804504
Contra Costa22747258
Stanislaus20932420
Tulare19882304
Ventura18480175
Imperial15568355
San Francisco14662158
Monterey14265115
San Mateo13561170
Sonoma11608155
Merced11388179
Santa Barbara10944133
Kings1025987
Solano974581
Marin7596129
Placer614868
Madera593883
San Luis Obispo581135
Shasta447043
Yolo436374
Santa Cruz400328
Butte376559
Sutter294814
Napa281117
El Dorado20184
Yuba186610
San Benito176716
Lassen17153
Tehama152623
Mendocino144122
Nevada11319
Glenn8537
Lake84519
Tuolumne8068
Humboldt8019
Colusa6636
Siskiyou5652
Mono5073
Amador45716
Calaveras43421
Del Norte2961
Inyo28016
Plumas1810
Trinity1240
Mariposa1202
Modoc1180
Alpine420
Sierra190
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 54°
Oroville
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 53°
Paradise
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 54°
Chester
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 25°
Red Bluff
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 51°
Willows
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 54°
A cold front has moved over northern California on this day before Thanksgiving, and it brought light rain and snow showers to the higher terrain, gusty wind and cooler air for all. Thanksgiving will still be breezy, but also mild and pleasant.
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