County COVID infections drop

After several weeks of dire reports about Sweetwater County’s COVID-19 infection rates, Sweetwater County Health Officer Dr. Jean Stachon had good news to share Monday.

The county’s infection rate is declining, recorded at a 7.6% positivity rate over the between Jan. 10-24, moving it in a “yellow zone” for infection risk.

Other promising news coming out of the Monday COVID-19 update is the fact the county has distributed all of its vaccine doses allocated to it. Between the number of people who have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and those who were infected, Dr. Stachon believes...


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