D.P.H.S.S. – 309 New Cases; 15 Hospitalized; CAR Score At 162.6

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Today, DPHSS reported thirty (30) new cases of COVID-19 from 262 specimens analyzed on January 9, 2022. Six (6) cases were identified through contact tracing. An additional 279 cases were also reported today as a result of complete analysis and case submissions from other clinics for preliminary COVID-19 test results reported January 8 – 9, 2022. Official case counts for the past weekend results are as follows:

● 256 of 1,769 test positive for COVID-19 (94 cases previously reported on January 8,
2022). Ninety-seven (97) cases were identified through contact tracing.

● 238 of 1,588 test positive for COVID-19 (121 cases previously reported on January 9,
2022). Sixty-two (62) cases were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 21,118 officially reported cases, 272 deaths, 1,679 cases in active isolation, and 19,167 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 162.6.