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Mirroring state and nationwide trends due to the spread of the Delta variant of the virus, the number of new confirmed-cases of COVID-19 among county residents began to rise sharply beginning in July. On July 15, the health department reported just 32 new cases of COVID-19 among county residents for the week of July 7-15.

The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 is poised for a major new phase: Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of Americans