Daily COVID-19 Positive Rate of 7.1% Sunday, Highest In A Month

After 4 straight days of
increases, Sunday finally brought a slight decrease in confirmed cases of
COVID-19 in the state. There were 6,481 new test results with 457 news cases confirmed on Sunday, down from Saturday’s
high of 539, the highest in almost a month. The seven day average
continues to remain high as well, now registering 417, which is also the
highest that number has been in over a month. Sunday’s positive test rate came
in at 7.1%, again the highest that has been in almost a month. That followed
Saturday’s rate of 5.9%. There were no deaths reported on Sunday as a result of
the coronavirus, with the state total now sitting at 777. There have also now
been over 521,000 tests that have come back negative since testing was