County coronavirus cases hit one-day high over July 4th weekend

Henrietta Brewer
July 7, 2020

The United States saw a 27% increase in new cases of COVID-19 in the week ended July 5 compared to the previous seven days, with 24 states reporting positivity test rates above the level that the World Health Organization has flagged as concerning.

DHEC does not provide an overall, county-by-county number of cases versus the number of people who have recovered.

DHEC data shows 69% of the beds in Beaufort County hospitals, and 44% in Jasper County, were in use.

As of Monday afternoon, Pennsylvania had the 10th-most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States.

Sunday was the third day in a row the county reported more than 1,000 new cases of the virus, and County Judge Clay Jenkins warned on Twitter that the county is "experiencing rampant community spread". All six counties in the district reported new cases in Monday's report. No patients in Marion County are hospitalized.

Ravalli County Public Health is reminding residents that there is community spread of COVID-19. So far 26 cases and no deaths have been reported by the county.

Dickinson County has a total of 14 cases with two deaths and four recoveries. Last week saw 54 people diagnosed, which is the greatest jump in case numbers since the start of the outbreak; 43 of those cases were in people under the age of 50. Nine people are on home isolation, while 22 of the 33 have recovered.

Only two establishments are now listed as places with high exposure risk in La Crosse County.

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