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Shasta County COVID death toll reaches 20 as three more die from virus

Shasta County COVID death toll reaches 20 as three more die from virus
Shasta County's case rate has more than tripled since early September, according to health officials.

Shasta County COVID death toll at 20 2:30 p.29 Three more Shasta County residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 20 since the outbreak began.The patients who died were a man in his 50s, man in his 70s and a woman in her 80s, according to the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency.Health officials say worsening numbers threaten to move Shasta County from the second tier into the third of the state's four-tiered risk gauge.

Among Shasta County's dead are seven women and 13 men.Since March, here's how those deaths break down by age group: Ages: 50-59: 3 Ages: 60-69: 3 Ages: 70-79: 5 Ages: 80-89: 8 Ages: 90-99: 1 strong Shasta County reports new single-day high of COVID-19 cases California COVID case counts by county 2:30 p.

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