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Cache Residents Who Still Face COVID-19 Symptoms Months After Infection Look For Answers

“There has not been a day since I got diagnosed with COVID that I’ve been like, ‘Oh, I feel good today,’ or ‘I’m 100 percent today,’” said Christine Maughan of Logan.

Despite taking precautions, Maughan was diagnosed with COVID-19 on April 16 — when there were about 2,683 cases in Utah, but less than 50 in the Box Elder, Cache and Rich counties that make up the Bear River Health District.


She’d already been experiencing symptoms for three weeks.


Now, more than eight months later, there have been 250,000-plus cases in Utah — more than 10,000 of them in Cache County — and the 38-year-old is still dealing with physical repercussions despite no active traces of the virus in her system. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.