Riley County confirms 8 new positive COVID-19 cases

Riley County confirms 8 new positive COVID-19 cases

The county has now seen 111 confirmed cases and three more labeled as "probable", with 7 deaths being attributed to the illness locally. The number of positive COVID-19 cases has continued to surge in Nelson County.

McLean County health officials announced nine new coronavirus cases on Thursday and the death of a woman who died after being released following her time in isolation. So far this month, about two-thirds of new infections have been diagnosed among that age group, even though only 45% of Californians fall into that age range.

A man in his 60s and a man and woman over 70 have passed due to COVID-19, bringing the county death total to 100.

Allegheny County reported 230 new coronavirus cases Wednesday and Philadelphia County reported 90 coronavirus cases Wednesday, accounting for nearly 40% of the state's total new cases.

About 77 percent of those infected have recovered, the state health department said.

92-percent of the BV County cases have recovered. The increases last week prompted county officials to warn that local hospitals could become overwhelmed in a matter of two to three weeks. But she warned the "numbers are still at an all-time high".

On Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said there were 6,100 people hospitalized with confirmed coronavirus infections, a 114% increase from the number six weeks earlier, on May 26, when 2,847 people were hospitalized.

There will also be a FREE COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Site this Friday (July 10th) between the hours of 8:00am and 12:00 noon at Wellborn Elementary School in Calhoun County; the address is 525 Cooper Circle in Anniston.

If there was any good news provided by health officials, it was regarding the levels of compliance with health orders shows by restaurants over the holiday weekend.

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