Hospitalizations for Covid in Shasta County continue to decline, but more deaths have been reported. The deaths of 5 people with ages ranging from their 60s to their 80s were reported in the past week. 12 people are hospitalized with Covid, and two are in the ICU. The transmission case rate has increased slightly to 122 per 100,000 which is considered high. The recommendation for people who test positive is to isolate for 5 days after symptoms are gone, then test again. Information is at shastaready.org.