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Nevada County has 3,420 total COVID-19 cases

Staff reports

Jan. 27

The county’s COVID-19 case load rose to 3,420 on Wednesday, an increase of 26 from the prior day.

Western county has reached 2,413 cases, and eastern county has 1,007. There were 567 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of 15 from the day before. There have been 2,780 people released from isolation, and 73 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A is eligible for a vaccine, and some people in Phase 1B will become eligible this week. The county has received over 7,500 vaccines as of this week.



Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29. That climbed to 2,774 on Jan. 5, and 3,013 on Jan. 12. There were 3,206 on Jan. 19.

Twelve people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.



Of the 38,702 tests performed locally, 8.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 25,301,166 total cases, and 423,519 deaths, the CDC stated.


Jan. 26

The total number of coronavirus cases in Nevada County reached 3,394 on Tuesday, a rise of 39 from the day before.

Western county has reached 2,389 cases, and eastern county has 1,005. There were 552 active cases on Tuesday, 11 more than the prior day. There have been 2,769 people released from isolation, and 73 deaths.

As of Jan. 22, everyone in Phase 1A is eligible for a vaccine, and some people in Phase 1B will become eligible this week. The county has received over 7,500 vaccines as of this week.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29. That climbed to 2,774 on Jan. 5, and 3,013 on Jan. 12. There were 3,206 on Jan. 19.

Twelve people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 38,702 tests performed locally, 8.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 25,152,433 total cases, and 419,827 deaths, the CDC stated.

Jan. 25

The county’s coronavirus case load rose by 63 over the weekend, bringing its new total to 3,355.

Western county has reached 2,351 cases, and eastern county has 1,004. There were 541 active cases on Monday, an increase of eight from last week. There have been 2,741 people released from isolation. There have been 73 deaths, a revision from the county’s stated 74 deaths on Friday.

As of Jan. 22, everyone in Phase 1A is eligible for a vaccine, and some people in Phase 1B will become eligible this week.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29. That climbed to 2,774 on Jan. 5, and 3,013 on Jan. 12. There were 3,206 on Jan. 19.

Twelve people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 38,702 tests performed locally, 8.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 25,018,520 total cases, and 417,936 deaths, the CDC stated.

Jan. 22

Local coronavirus cases reached 3,292 on Friday, a rise of 35 from the day before.

Western county has reached 2,295 cases, and eastern county has 997. There were 533 active cases on Friday, an increase of one from the prior day. There have been 2,685 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

As of Jan. 15, the county had received over 3,000 vaccines allocated by the federal government to the state. As of Jan. 22, everyone in Phase 1A is eligible for a vaccine, and some people in Phase 1B will become eligible next week.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22. That climbed to 2,548 on Dec. 29, and 2,774 on Jan. 5. There were 3,013 on Jan. 12.

Eight people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 37,639 tests performed locally, 8.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 24,512,618 total cases, and 408,697 deaths, the CDC stated.

Jan. 21

The total number of COVID-19 cases rose by 23 on Thursday, bringing the new total to 3,257.

Western county has reached 2,267 cases, and eastern county has 990. There were 532 active cases on Thursday, a drop of 81 from the day before. There have been 2,561 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

As of Jan. 13, the county has administered around 3,000 vaccines — about half of the doses needed to cover everyone in Phase 1A, which focuses on health care workers and people living in congregate settings.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22. That climbed to 2,548 on Dec. 29, and 2,774 on Jan. 5. There were 3,013 on Jan. 12.

Nine people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 37,639 tests performed locally, 8.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 24,323,846 total cases, and 404,689 deaths, the CDC stated.

Jan. 20

The county’s total coronavirus case count reached 3,234 on Wednesday, an increase of 28 from the day before.

Western county has reached 2,252 cases, and eastern county has 982. There were 613 active cases on Wednesday, a decrease of 17 from the prior day. There have been 2,547 people released from isolation. Seventy-four people have died, a rise of one from Tuesday.

As of Jan. 13, the county has administered around 3,000 vaccines — about half of the doses needed to cover everyone in Phase 1A, which focuses on health care workers and people living in congregate settings.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22. That climbed to 2,548 on Dec. 29, and 2,774 on Jan. 5. There were 3,013 on Jan. 12.

Ten people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 37,639 tests performed locally, 8.6% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 24,135,690 total cases, and 400,306 deaths, the CDC stated.

Jan. 19

Local coronavirus cases jumped by 107 over the holiday weekend, bringing the new total to 3,206.

Western county has reached 2,229 cases, and eastern county has 977. There were 630 active cases on Tuesday, a rise of 62 from Friday. There have been 2,503 people released from isolation, and 73 deaths.

The county’s coronavirus data wasn’t updated on Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22. That climbed to 2,548 on Dec. 29, and 2,774 on Jan. 5. There were 3,013 on Jan. 12.

Eight people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 37,639 tests performed locally, 8.5% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 23,653,919 total cases, and 394,495 deaths, the CDC stated on Sunday.

Jan. 15

Local coronavirus case totals climbed by 27 on Friday, bringing the new count to 3,099.

Western county has reached 2,139 cases, and eastern county has 960. There were 568 active cases on Friday, a drop of 29 from the day before. There have been 2,458 people released from isolation. Seventy-three people have died, an increase of two from Thursday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15. That climbed to 2,361 on Dec. 22, and 2,548 on Dec. 29. There were 2,774 on Jan. 5.

Fourteen people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 36,515 tests performed locally, 8.5% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 23,193,703 total cases, and 387,255 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 14

The total number of county coronavirus cases rose Thursday to 3,072, an increase of 42 from the day before.

Western county has reached 2,120 cases, and eastern county has 952. There were 597 active cases on Thursday, a rise of three from the prior day. There have been 2,405 people released from isolation. Seventy-one people have died, an increase of one from Wednesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15. That climbed to 2,361 on Dec. 22, and 2,548 on Dec. 29. There were 2,774 on Jan. 5.

Fourteen people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 36,515 tests performed locally, 8.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 22,965,957 total cases, and 383,351 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 13

Nevada County COVID-19 cases climbed by 17 on Wednesday, bringing the new overall case load to 3,030.

Western county has reached 2,089 cases, and eastern county had 941. There were 594 active cases on Wednesday, a drop of four from the prior day. There have been 2,366 people released from isolation, and 70 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15. That climbed to 2,361 on Dec. 22, and 2,548 on Dec. 29. There were 2,774 on Jan. 5.

Twelve people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 36,515 tests performed locally, 8.3% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 22,740,142 total cases, and 379,255 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 12

The county’s total coronavirus case count reached 3,013 on Tuesday, a rise of 35 from the day before.

Western county has reached 2,075 cases, and eastern county 938. There were 598 active cases on Tuesday, an increase of 24 from the prior day. There have been 2,345 people released from isolation, and 70 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15. That climbed to 2,361 on Dec. 22, and 2,548 on Dec. 29. There were 2,774 on Jan. 5.

Thirteen people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 36,515 tests performed locally, 8.3% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 22,522,749 total cases, and 375,124 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 11

The number of coronavirus-related deaths jumped to 70 on Monday, an increase of 20 since Friday.

The total COVID-19 case count for Nevada County hit 2,978 on Monday, a rise of 90 from last week.

Western county had 2,047 cases, and eastern county had 931. There were 574 active cases on Monday, a jump of 36 from last week. There have been 2,334 people released from isolation.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15. That climbed to 2,361 on Dec. 22, and 2,548 on Dec. 29. There were 2,774 on Jan. 5.

Thirteen people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 36,515 tests performed locally, 8.2% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 22,322,956 total cases, and 373,167 deaths, the CDC states.


Jan. 8

Local coronavirus cases jumped Friday to 2,888, a rise of 34 from the prior day.

Western county had 1,982 cases, and eastern county had 906. There were 538 active cases on Friday, a decrease of 34 from the day before. There have been 2,300 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8. That climbed to 2,123 on Dec. 15, and 2,361 on Dec. 22. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29.

Fifteen people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 35,538 tests performed locally, 8.1% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 21,539,398 total cases, and 364,029 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 7

Nevada County’s coronavirus case load rose Thursday to 2,854, an increase of 46 from the day before.

Western county had 1,953 cases, and eastern county had 901. There were 584 active cases on Thursday, a drop of 36 from the prior day. There have been 2,220 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8. That climbed to 2,123 on Dec. 15, and 2,361 on Dec. 22. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29.

Thirteen people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 35,538 tests performed locally, 8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 21,259,997 total cases, and 359,849 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 6

The county’s COVID-19 case load rose by 34 on Wednesday, bringing the new total to 2,808.

Western county had 1,915 cases, and eastern county had 893. There were 620 active cases on Wednesday, unchanged from the day before. There have been 2,138 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8. That climbed to 2,123 on Dec. 15, and 2,361 on Dec. 22. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29.

Twelve people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 35,538 tests performed locally, 7.9% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 20,960,096 total cases, and 356,005 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 5

Nevada County’s total coronavirus case count jumped Tuesday to 2,774, an increase of 83 from the prior day.

Western county had 1,892 cases, and eastern county had 882. There were 620 active cases on Tuesday, a rise of 22 from the day before. There have been 2,104 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8. That climbed to 2,123 on Dec. 15, and 2,361 on Dec. 22. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29.

Eleven people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 35,538 tests performed locally, 7.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 20,732,404 total cases, and 352,464 deaths, the CDC states.

Jan. 4, 2021

The county’s coronavirus case count reached 2,691 on Monday, a rise of 82 from New Year’s Eve.

Western county had 1,833 cases, and eastern county had 858. There were 598 active cases on Monday, an increase of 34 from last Thursday. There have been 2,043 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

The county’s coronavirus dashboard wasn’t updated on Friday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8. That climbed to 2,123 on Dec. 15, and 2,361 on Dec. 22. There were 2,548 on Dec. 29.

Eleven people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 35,538 tests performed locally, 7.6% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 20,558,489 total cases, and 350,664 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 31

Coronavirus cases jumped by 44 on Thursday, bringing the new overall total to 2,609.

Western county had 1,767 cases, and eastern county had 842. There were 564 active cases on Thursday, 13 more than the prior day. There have been 1,995 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1. That rose to 1,811 on Dec. 8, and 2,123 on Dec. 15. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22.

Thirteen people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 34,624 tests performed locally, 7.5% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 19,663,976 total cases, and 341,199 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 30

Nevada County’s total COVID-19 case load reached 2,565 on Wednesday, a rise of 17 from the prior day.

Western county had 1,736 cases, and eastern county had 829. There were 551 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of 12 from the day before. There have been 1,964 people released from isolation, and 50 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1. That rose to 1,811 on Dec. 8, and 2,123 on Dec. 15. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22.

Fifteen people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 34,624 tests performed locally, 7.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 19,432,125 total cases, and 337,419 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 29

The county’s total number of coronavirus cases climbed by 29 on Tuesday, bringing the new total to 2,548.

Western county had 1,698 cases, and eastern county had 821. There were 539 active cases on Tuesday, a drop of 23 from Monday. There have been 1,959 people released from isolation. Fifty people have died, an increase of one from the day before.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1. That rose to 1,811 on Dec. 8, and 2,123 on Dec. 15. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22.

Eighteen people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 34,624 tests performed locally, 7.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 19,232,843 total cases, and 334,029 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 28

Nevada County’s total coronavirus case load reached 2,519 on Monday, a jump of 204 from last Thursday.

The county’s COVID-19 deaths rose by five over the same period, reaching 49.

Western county had 1,698 cases, and eastern county had 821. There were 562 active cases on Monday, a rise of 43 from Thursday. There have been 1,908 people released from isolation.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1. That rose to 1,811 on Dec. 8, and 2,123 on Dec. 15. There were 2,361 on Dec. 22.

Nineteen people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 34,624 tests performed locally, 7.3% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 19,055,869 total cases, and 332,246 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 24

County COVID-19 cases hit 2,415 on Thursday, an increase of 27 from the prior day.

Western county had 1,619 cases, and eastern county had 796. There were 519 active cases on Thursday, a rise of 12 from the day before. There have been 1,852 people released from isolation, and 44 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,163 on Nov. 24. That rose to 1,414 on Dec. 1, and 1,811 on Dec. 8. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15.

Twenty people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 33,342 tests performed locally, 7.2% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 18,391,571 total cases, and 325,096 deaths, the CDC states.

 

Dec. 23

Nevada County on Wednesday hit 2,388 total coronavirus cases, a rise of 27 from the day before.

Two more COVID-19 deaths were recorded on Wednesday, bringing the new total to 44.

Western county had 1,597 cases, and eastern county had 791. There were 507 active cases on Wednesday, an increase of 10 from the prior day. There have been 1,837 people released from isolation.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,163 on Nov. 24. That rose to 1,414 on Dec. 1, and 1,811 on Dec. 8. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15.

Fifteen people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 33,342 tests performed locally, 7.2% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 18,170,062 total cases, and 321,734 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 22

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Nevada County rose by 34 on Tuesday, bringing the new total to 2,361.

Western county had 1,577 cases, and eastern county had 784. There were 497 active cases on Tuesday, a decrease of 40 from Monday. There have been 1,822 people released from isolation, and 42 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,163 on Nov. 24. That rose to 1,414 on Dec. 1, and 1,811 on Dec. 8. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15.

Seventeen people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 33,342 tests performed locally, 7.1% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 17,974,303 total cases, and 318,569 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 21, 2020

Nevada County’s total coronavirus caseload reached 2,327 on Monday, a jump of 124 from last week.

Western county had 1,552 cases, and eastern county had 775. There were 537 active cases on Monday, a drop of three from Friday. There have been 1,748 people released from isolation. Forty-two people have died, an increase of three from last week.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 1,163 on Nov. 24. That rose to 1,414 on Dec. 1, and 1,811 on Dec. 8. There were 2,123 on Dec. 15.

Twenty-three people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 33,342 tests performed locally, 7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 17,790,376 total cases, and 316,844 deaths, the CDC states.


Dec. 18, 2020

The county’s coronavirus case total rose to 2,203 on Friday, an increase of 30 from the day before.

Western county had 1,458 cases, and eastern county had 745. There were 540 active cases on Friday, a rise of 30 from the prior day. There have been 1,624 people released from isolation. Thirty-nine people have died, the most recent death occurring Friday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 929 cases on Nov. 17. That reached 1,163 on Nov. 24, and 1,414 on Dec. 1. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8.

Seventeen people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 31,800 tests performed locally, 6.9% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 16,987,911 total cases, and 309,880 deaths, the CDC states.

 

Dec. 17, 2020

Four more COVID-19 deaths occurred Thursday in Nevada County, bringing the new total to 38.

Nevada County’s total caseload reached 2,173 on Thursday — 24 more than the prior day. Western county had 1,432 cases, and eastern county had 741. There were 510 active cases on Thursday, a drop of 24 from the day before. There have been 1,625 people released from isolation.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 929 cases on Nov. 17. That reached 1,163 on Nov. 24, and 1,414 on Dec. 1. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8.

Eighteen people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 31,800 tests performed locally, 6.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 16,756,581 total cases, and 306,427 deaths, the CDC states.

 

Dec. 16, 2020

The county’s total coronavirus case count hit 2,149 on Wednesday, an increase of 26 from the prior day.

Western county had 1,417 cases, and eastern county had 732. There were 534 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of four from the day before. There have been 1,581 people released from isolation. Thirty-four people have died from COVID-19 in the county, an increase of two from Tuesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 929 cases on Nov. 17. That reached 1,163 on Nov. 24, and 1,414 on Dec. 1. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8.

Twenty people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 31,800 tests performed locally, 6.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 16,519,668 total cases, and 302,992 deaths, the CDC states.

 

Dec. 15, 2020

Nevada County’s coronavirus case total reached 2,123 on Tuesday, a rise of 56 from the day before.

Western county had 1,401 cases, and eastern county had 722. There were 530 active cases on Tuesday, a drop of four from the prior day. There have been 1,561 people released from isolation. Thirty-two people have died from COVID-19 in the county, a rise of two from Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 929 cases on Nov. 17. That reached 1,163 on Nov. 24, and 1,414 on Dec. 1. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8.

Nineteen people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 31,800 tests performed locally, 6.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 16,317,892 total cases, and 300,032 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 14, 2020

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Nevada County jumped to 30 over the weekend, a rise of nine from last week.

On Monday there were a total of 2,067 COVID-19 cases, an increase of 105 since Friday. Western county had 1,368 cases, and eastern county had 699. There were 534 active cases on Monday, 14 more than Friday. There have been 1,503 people released from isolation.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 929 cases on Nov. 17. That reached 1,163 on Nov. 24, and 1,414 on Dec. 1. There were 1,811 on Dec. 8.

Twenty people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 31,800 tests performed locally, 6.5% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 16,113,148 total cases, and 298,266 deaths, the CDC states.

 

Dec. 11, 2020

The county’s total coronavirus case count reached 1,962 on Friday, a rise of 40 from the prior day.

Western county had 1,277 cases, and eastern county had 685. There were 520 active cases on Friday, a decrease of eight from the day before. There have been 1,421 people released from isolation, and 21 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 733 cases on Nov. 10. That reached 929 on Nov. 17, and 1,163 on Nov. 24. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1.

Eighteen people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 30,380 tests performed locally, 6.5% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 15,474,800 total cases, and 291,522 deaths, the CDC states.

 

Dec. 10, 2020

Nevada County recorded two more deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its new total to 21.

The county’s total number of coronavirus cases hit 1,922 on Thursday, an increase of 27 from the day before. Western county had 1,254 cases, and eastern county had 668. There were 528 active cases on Thursday, an increase of 15 from the day before. There have been 1,373 people released from isolation.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 733 cases on Nov. 10. That reached 929 on Nov. 17, and 1,163 on Nov. 24. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1.

Thirteen people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 30,380 tests performed locally, 6.3% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 15,271,571 total cases, and 288,762 deaths, the CDC states.

Dec. 9, 2020

The county’s total COVID-19 case count reached 1,895 on Wednesday, a rise of 84 from the day before.

Western county had 1,244 cases, and eastern county had 651. There were 513 active cases on Wednesday, a drop of 28 from the prior day. There have been 1,363 people released from isolation, and 19 deaths.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, and have undergone a sharp rise recently. There were 733 cases on Nov. 10. That reached 929 on Nov. 17, and 1,163 on Nov. 24. There were 1,414 on Dec. 1.

Fourteen people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 30,380 tests performed locally, 6.2% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 15,040,175 total cases, and 285,351 deaths, the CDC states.

 


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