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Rate Of New Cases Drop Over Thanksgiving Week; Experts Worry Cases Will Climb After Holiday Travel
The rate of newly reported COVID-19 infections dropped over the week of Thanksgiving, but local, state and national officials are worried that the holiday may lift rates again in the coming weeks.The 7-day rolling average dropped to 131 in the Bear River Health District by Monday, down from 213 one week ago. Testing has dipped to an average of about 900 new tests a day for the 7-day period ending Monday, down from about 1,000 new tests a day the week prior. The percentage of tests coming back positive was about 20% for both of those periods. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.
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