COVID-19 Spike In Laurel County

Laurel County is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases because of the Delta variant.This has pushed Laurel County back into the red zone, this means the county had more than 25 case per 100 thousand people.Laurel County Health Department Executive Director, Mark Hensley, said the county had nearly 20 cases a day but just a few months ago it saw just two or three per day.Hensley adds 31 percent of the county is fully vaccinated and more than 60 percent of people older than 65 are fully vaccinated.

Source: MG News

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