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Wed Jun 2, 2021, 05:29 AM

COVID surge in north Missouri creates worries for summer as vaccinations decline

In the last week of April, the Linn County Health Department signaled that the COVID-19 pandemic had cooled enough that it could discontinue weekly reports on new cases.

With only three active cases on April 21, the urgency for frequent updates seemed to have passed.

But the coronavirus came roaring back this month, with Motherís Day gatherings, graduations and senior class trips all contributing to its spread, health Administrator Krista Neblock told The Independent this week.

Since April 30, the north Missouri county has tallied 180 cases. That is 1.5 percent of the countyís 11,920 residents.

Read more: https://missouriindependent.com/2021/05/28/covid-surge-in-north-missouri-creates-worries-for-summer-as-vaccinations-decline/

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