MINERAL CASES MORE THAN DOUBLE IN A WEEK

Mineral County’s had 23 active COVID-19 cases as of August 11th; as of yesterday, that number ballooned to 137. Comparatively, this time last year, there were 13 active cases in Mineral County. Health Administrator Jay Root says the dramatic rise in cases can be at directly attributed to the delta variant of COVID. The third dose of the vaccine will be available on September 20th, and will initially be available to severely immunocompromised patients.