The number of Siskiyou County coronavirus cases stands at six, unchanged since Monday, according to public health officials.

The number of Siskiyou County coronavirus cases stands at six, unchanged since Monday, according to public health officials.

As of Thursday evening, health officials estimate 1,314 COVID-19 tests had been conducted there (not including pending tests). That's enough for about 3% of residents.

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta has changed its COVID-19 related policies to allow for patients to have one masked visitor at a time, the hospital announced Friday morning.

Patients now may have two visitors, although only one person may visit at a time from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Visitors must stay in the patient’s room. Visitors will be screened at the hospital entrance and given a red armband.

Mercy's cafeteria and waiting rooms remain closed.

Mountain Valleys Health Centers are hosting drive-up testing Friday at Weed Health Center and on May 28 at the Butte Valley Health Center, according to a press release from county officials.

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta is offering COVID-19 screenings for essential workers who live in Siskiyou County. Screenings are by appointment on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center, 902 Pine St. in Mount Shasta. Call 926-7132.

Patients won’t incur out-of-pocket costs for the test, according to a Dignity Health spokeswoman.

COVID-19 in Shasta County

As of Friday morning, Shasta County has gone five days without reporting another COVID-19 case. The county's case total stands at 34, including four deaths, since the outbreak began.

A total of 3,575 tests have been conducted among Shasta County residents, according to the county's Health and Human Services Agency. That's enough for about 2% of the estimated population.

Health officials are encouraging people who have been out in public to get tested, even if they aren't showing symptoms. The last three Shasta County residents to test positive for COVID-19 weren't showing symptoms, according to HHSA.

In recreational news, Brandy Creek Beach and other attractions that have been closed since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March will open Friday at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, the park announced Thursday afternoon. The park also will re-start collecting entrance fees.

In Redding, WaterWorks Park announced it plans to open on June 5.

Other counties in Northern California

Butte County confirmed an additional COVID-19 case on Thursday, bringing its total to 31 cases since the outbreak began. Nine of those cases have come since May 16.

On the coast, Del Norte County reported five additional cases Thursday.

Here's where case totals stand for far Northern California as of Friday morning:

Shasta County, 34 cases

Butte County, 31 cases

Glenn County, 12 cases

Siskiyou County, 6 cases

Plumas County, 4 cases

Colusa County, 4 cases

Tehama County, 2 cases

Trinity County, 1 case

Lassen County, no cases

Modoc County, no cases

Coastal Counties:

COVID-19 cases statewide

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in California on Wednesday was 86,197, the California Department of Public Health reported Thursday afternoon.

California's death toll stands at 3,542 since the COVID-19 outbreak began.

Here is how California’s coronavirus cases break down by age:

Age 0-17: 3,855 cases

Age 18-49: 43,749 cases

Age 50-64: 20,967 cases

Age 65+: 17,513 cases

Unknown/missing: 113 cases

Health-care workers made up 8,793 of California's confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to state officials. Of that number, 47 have died.

U.S. and global cases

As of 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States was more than 1.57 million, according to Johns Hopkins University. That number includes nearly 95,000 people who died as a result of the virus and more than 298,000 people who recovered from it.

Worldwide, the number of confirmed cases stood at 5.1 million. Of that total, about 333,000 people died and more than 1.9 million people have recovered.

Matt Brannon covers politics, the criminal justice system and breaking news for the Record Searchlight.