Calling it a ‘glimmer of hope,” Yuba/Sutter Bi-County Health officer Dr. Phuong Luu said yesterday our COVID-19 test positivity rate is slower, but “there is still much work to do.”
137 new positives were reported yesterday, increasing the local total to 12,091 – 1,099 active -with 69 hospitalized, and an additional death yesterday, bringing that total to 101. Dr. Luu also said with the removal of our regional stay-at-home order, hair & nail salons can reopen and restaurants may again offer outdoor dining in addition to takeout.
Colusa County reports 229 new positives in the last week, taking their total to 1,667 – 458 active – with 7 in the hospital and 9 deaths.
Butte County’s at 8,891 cases total – 937 active – with 61 hospitalized and 120 dead.
Glenn County has had 5 COVID related deaths in the new year, increasing their total to 19, with 1,778 total cases – 279 active – and 17 patients in the hospital.