< Back to All News

Finally A Major Coronavirus Case Rate Drop Here

A dramatic improvement in Nevada County’s COVID case rate is finally being reported. Public Health Officer, Doctor Scott Kellermann, says it’s dropped from 11-point-7 to 6-point-1. But Kellermann says the county would still need to drop below 6 for two straight weeks to move from the Red or “substantial” infection Tier to the Orange or “moderate” Tier. That means the earliest that could happen would be just one week before the tier system is scheduled to end. There are still ten Red Tier counties. But only two, Placer and Merced, have lower case rates than Nevada County. Meanwhile, Amador, Orange, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz counties have moved from to the loosest or Yellow Tier, with Tehama County now Orange.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha