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What you need to know: Nov. 26, 2020

Northern Californians - here is what you need to know for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.

Posted: Nov 26, 2020 11:04 AM

Stories for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 (Thanksgiving Day)

There have been 1.14 million cases of Covid-19 in California, and the number of deaths is now 18,875. We do not expect to receive many or any updates from North State counties on Covid-19 case numbers until after the holidays, possibly not until Monday. Here is the link to the number of cases from Wednesday. CLICK HERE.

Health officials are urging people to reconsider their plans for gathering in person on this holiday. They are concerned about Thanksgiving becoming a superspreader event. Several experts are also worried that so many people have ignored widespread travel warnings.

The Torres Shelter in Chico is providing Thanksgiving breakfast and dinner. Staff and guests will adherer to social distancing guidelines. Everyone will be required to wear a mask.

Dozens of Oroville Hospital employees have expressed concern about a Covid-19 outbreak among their staff. The Director of Infection Control for Oroville Hospital told Action News Now reporter Kristian Lopez that approximately 40 employees have tested positive for the coronavirus.

CLICK HERE for a Question and Answer from Enloe Medical Center in Chico about how the hospital staff is handling current coronavirus case numbers and a possible increase in cases that may occur after the holiday.

California has enacted an emergency cash infusion for programs like Project Roomkey. Many of the homeless have been given hotel rooms, but some county representatives believe people need to be moved into more stable and affordable permanent housing.

CLICK HERE for information on the 'Tis the Season Annual community food drive. Partners include Action News Now, Tri Counties Bank, and the Salvation Army.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3055568

Reported Deaths: 34441
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles103280614122
San Bernardino2561091560
Riverside2504362645
San Diego2168352109
Orange2148082477
Santa Clara943661109
Kern86718565
Fresno82485968
Sacramento806781111
Alameda67952765
Ventura62101436
San Joaquin58290786
Contra Costa52965450
Stanislaus42882758
Tulare41867506
Monterey36126255
San Mateo32596309
San Francisco29321262
Solano25806106
Imperial25317465
Santa Barbara25083236
Merced24452308
Sonoma24068240
Kings19435145
Placer17380180
San Luis Obispo15929136
Madera13443151
Santa Cruz12298113
Marin11693157
Yolo10620131
Shasta9776122
Butte9474123
El Dorado782644
Sutter775478
Napa760140
Lassen519516
San Benito496343
Yuba495127
Tehama397142
Tuolumne338240
Nevada320673
Mendocino311432
Amador301631
Lake261230
Humboldt239324
Glenn193519
Colusa17339
Calaveras161723
Siskiyou144613
Mono11214
Inyo97429
Del Norte8662
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3024
Sierra820
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
Partly Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 57°
Oroville
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 53°
Chico
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Red Bluff
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 17°
Feels Like: 55°
Red Bluff
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 55°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 57°
As expected, we had much quieter weather around northern California on Wednesday with plenty of sunshine, much weaker wind, and a wide range of temperatures. Thursday will be similar, but much more active weather is coming.
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