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State Sounds Warning About Southern Utah COVID Cases

Utah's state epidemiologist warned Wednesday that Southern Utah could see a surge in coronavirus cases after the area experienced its most contagious two weeks since the pandemic hit. The five-counties in the southwestern health district recorded 55 new cases this week, and 56 cases the week before, the largest number of new cases since tracking began in mid-March. Epidemiologist Angela Dunn says the uptick can’t be explained by increased testing, and a surge is possible if social distancing and other health recommendations aren't followed.