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COVID Numbers Going Up, Up, and Away

The dramatic increase of COVID cases around the country and state is raising concerns; and record numbers are also being reported in Nevada County. During a recent media update Health and Human Services Director Ryan Gruver said the last two weeks have seen significant increases. Last week was the second worse week of the pandemic with 453 cases reported, and this week the number is likely to be greater.


Case numbers are actually behind the state. He says the wave is likely just starting to build.


He says skyrocketing case rates at the state level are setting records.


And with Nevada County at 85.7 cases, it too is reaching new marks with potentially a long way to go.
Regardless of the uptick in cases across those that are vaccinated and unvaccinated. He says a person is 4 times more likely to get COVID if unvaccinated.



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