KPAY News
California is one of three states where transmission of the Coronavirus is dropping. Even though the numbers have climbed significantly over the last month California is seeing positive cases drop along with Vermont and Delaware. The three states have one thing in common......strict and stringent masking guidelines in public places. California is also seeing high vaccination rates in certain urban areas. Butte County reports that the total population fully vaccintated now almost 53% Three weeks ago Butte County saw 949 positive cases....two weeks ago the numbers dropped to 845 and last week there were 647 cases. The Butte County Health Department says 89 percent of positive cases are the highly contagious Delta variant. 9 Butte County residents have died from COVID in the past month 221 since pandemic began