Lassen Cares reports 253 total community COVID-19 cases, 94 active

According to Lassen Cares, Lassen County’s COVID-19 reporting portal, as of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, there are 253 total community cases. Of those, 94 are active, one is currently hospitalized, there are two  reported deaths and there are 156 recovered cases — an increase of seven cases from Tuesday’s update.

This graphic from the Lassen County COVID-19 Dashboard shows the positive cases reported each month. Prior to November, which lists 111 cases, the month with the most reported cases was July with 50.



At the local correctional institutions, Lassen Cares reports there are 317 active cases, four recovered and one death at High Desert State Prison, one active case and 626 recovered cases at CCC, and zero active and 12 recovered at FCI Herlong.

Locally, there have been 10,527 tests administered, with 10,219 returning negative and 55 pending.