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Infection Rate, Percent Positivity Up In BRHD; Active Cases Falling For Now

The rate of newly reported COVID-19 infections continued to climb Saturday in the Bear River Health District, while a dip in tests performed appears to be contributing to a rise in the percentage of tests coming back positive.BRHD reported that over the past seven days, the district averaged 181 new positive tests daily. That's up from the 7-day period ending Friday, which averaged 172. The 7-day rolling average bottomed out last Sunday at 130 after it had fallen from a peak of 215 on Nov. 20. The rate climbed dramatically over most of November, starting out the month with a rolling daily average of about 80. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

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