COVID cases spiking?

From May 26 to June 13 — an 1-day period — there were no new cases of COVID-19 infections reported in Jeff Davis County as it appeared the battle with the deadly pandemic appeared to be waning.
But from June 14 to July 19 — 35 days — there have been 23 more cases reported in the county as, like the rest of Georgia and throughout the United States, the number of COVID cases is rising.
And health officials warn it will continue to rise among the millions of people in the country that have not been vaccinated against the disease.
According to news reports, the highly contagious delta variant now accounts for about 70% of all new cases, most of which are among those who haven’t been vaccinated, including children too young for the shots. Of the 480 Georgia patients hospitalized with COVID-19 so far this month, 416 were not fully vaccinated, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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