The number of active cases dropped below 100 Monday and another death was reported, according to the evening update from Lassen Cares.
As of the 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 update, there are 98 active COVID-19 community cases, 1,825 recovered, 7 are currently hospitalized and there have been 15 deaths reported: A total of 1,945 community cases — an increase of 37 new cases since the Friday update.
Moreover, the local COVID-19 hub announced there has been 1,039 vaccines administered, not including doses from Banner Lassen Medical Center or CDCR.
At the local correctional institutions, Lassen Cares reports there are 20 active cases, 1,964 recovered and two deaths at High Desert State Prison. Additionally, there are 36 active cases and 1,201 recovered cases at CCC, and no active and 245 recovered at FCI Herlong.
Positive correctional staff tests, if they live in Lassen County, are included in the community cases. As of the Jan. 29 update, according to the CDCR COVID-19 tracker, at CCC there are currently 18 active staff cases, and 19 active staff cases at HDSP.
Two weeks ago, Health and Social Services Director Barbara Longo shared some of the age ranges of eight residents who have passed from COVID-19. In Lassen County, four of the local community deaths have been from residents 85 years and older; three have been between 75 and 84 years old; and one has been a resident between the ages of 55 and 64.
Locally, there have been 14,612 tests administered, with 12,667 returning negative and 0 pending.