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Local COVID-19 Rates Continue To Drop From Post-Holiday Heights

The rate at which coronavirus is spreading locally continued to fall from its post-holiday heights on Monday.

The Bear River Health District reported only 16 newly confirmed cases of the virus on Monday, though daily cases typically dip at the beginning of the week because fewer people getting tested over the weekends. The three-county district saw an average of only 52 new cases a day over the past seven days, however. That’s down from an average of 62 new daily cases on Feb. 8 and the six days prior.


Of the tests performed over the past seven days in the district, 17.62% have come back positive. That figure reached heights of over 35% in the first weeks of January. The state overall reported 14.1% positivity. 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.