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Bear River COVID-19 infections are slowing. Officials say we may be over Delta's peak

While the COVID-19 delta variant has been making headlines and swamping hospitals for months, local statistics may show signs that its wave is beginning to decline.

“We just passed our third consecutive week of a decrease in incidence,” or new cases, said Caleb Harrison, an epidemiologist at the Bear River Health Department.

 

The health district, which includes Cache, Box Elder and Rich counties, has seen “slight decreases each and every week (in newly reported cases) — this latest one was just a 6% decrease from the previous week,” he added. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

 

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

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