UPDATE: 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, March 25 – Shasta County Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday morning that one person has died from coronavirus in Shasta County.
Health officials said the patient was a 75-year-old woman who tested positive for coronavirus after being taken to the emergency room on Sunday, March 22.
The woman died Tuesday afternoon. Health officials said they cannot disclose what hospital she died at nor will they release information on places she was at prior.
A family member who was with the woman was infected with coronavirus and is still being treated at a local hospital. Shasta County remains at three positive coronavirus cases; two travel-related, and one close contact related.
Health officials said they have had 82 negative cases, six pending results, seven people in quarantine and one in isolation.
Action News Now will have more details on the Shasta County Health and Human Resources conference on tonight’s news.
UPDATE: 10:56 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 – Butte County Public Health has updated the confirmed coronavirus cases in the county to four.
The first two cases were determined to have been travel-related. The third and fourth case is currently under investigation.
Public Health updates the number of positive cases on their coronavirus web page, Here
“The city of residents for people sick with COVID-19 will not be provided in order to protect their identity,” said Butte County Health Officials. “Public Health is legally responsible for protecting personal health information.”
Action News Now is working to learn more about the recently confirmed cases and will update with new information as it becomes available.
KHSL – Action News Now will update this article as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases come in across the North State.
Shasta County Health and Human Services announced Monday, March 23 a third confirmed case of coronavirus in the county.
The patient is a 40-year-old man in Shasta County, he is in isolation at his home, according to health officials.
The man has had close contact with a woman in her 70s who tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, March 22, according to health officials. Shasta County Health Officer Dr. Karen Ramstrom and public health’s communicable disease team said they’re working to identify others who are at risk of infection and will issue quarantine orders as necessary.
In Butte County, the third case of COVID-19 was reported on Monday, March 23, according to the Butte County Public Health Department. We are working to learn more about that case.
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