LOGAN, Utah – The Bear River Health Department is asking people across northern Utah to wear a mask and social distance as COVID-19 cases spike in Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties.
Department epidemiologist Caleb Harrison told KSL-TV they’re being stretched thin trying to keep up with the rising number of positive tests.
And it’s not just the large cities. Small towns across northern Utah are feeling the strain of COVID-19, too.
Box Elder County is reporting a higher infection rate than Cache County, which is home to Utah State University.
“The past week, we’ve seen on average about 177 new cases come in each day,” Harrison said.
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