Jefferson County Sees Decrease in Covid-19 Cases

(HILLSBORO)    A spokesman for the Jefferson County Health Department says the number of new Covid-19 cases in the county dropped below the 50 mark last week. Brianne Zwiener, Public Communications Officer with the Jefferson Count Health Department says influenza cases are also down.

According to Zwiener, the respiratory season that is tracked by public health officials is near its end.

Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website indicates positive cases in Jefferson County haven’t been in this low since a year ago. The number of positive cases went on the rise early last summer and the numbers have gradually decreased to the recent low figure.