The Herald's Weekly Virus Update
U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Center for Special Children
Although there is no treatment for COVID-19, protective measures can limit its impact on communities worldwide (This chart is modified from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control). In the absence of protective measures, the number of people infected (red shaded area) quickly overwhelms total hospital capacity (gray dashed line). Implementing protective measures early in the course of the pandemic (gray shaded area) has two effects: (1) The peak of the outbreak is delayed, giving medical systems more time to respond; and (2) Fewer people become infected.
The Morrisons Cove Herald again is providing articles about the coronavirus. The information below is the latest that could be included in this week's edition. This information is taken from the sources listed at the end of the article. Blair and Bedford counties are in the Green Phase as of Friday, June 5.
Note: There might be some minor inconsistencies in statistics provided as the states occasionally adjust numbers as new information is received.
AS OF NOON TUESDAY, JULY 7
• 78 cases confirmed, up from 65 cases confirmed; 6,435 negatives, 1 d...
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