Beaver, Indiana counties listed as having substantial community transmission of COVID-19
Two local counties have been listed as having a substantial level of community spread of COVID-19, according to the CDC.
According to the COVID-19 tracker on cdc.gov, those counties include Beaver and Indiana.
That means cases have risen to the level where the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors, despite a person’s vaccination status.
Beaver has reported 570 cases in the last seven days, which is a 92% percent increase over the previous seven-day period. Indiana has reported 44 cases in the last week, which is a 300% increase over the previous week.
Beaver currently has nearly 41% of the population fully vaccinated, while Indiana reports 37.4% of the population fully vaccinated.
Lawrence County was added to the substantial spread list last week.
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