The Bear River Health Department reported 259 new cases Thursday, bringing the 7-day rolling average up to about 191 new cases a day.
The rolling average has fluctuated in the neighborhood just below 200 for a few days, but time will tell whether that means a reversal in rising rates or whether the wave, which started in September and spiked in November, will continue rising. A slowing rate in new cases would be welcome news as high ICU occupancy continues to strain Utah health care workers. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.
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