CDC pushes Ada County back into high risk community

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has bumped Ada County back up to a high-risk community for COVID-19.

For people in high-risk counties, the CDC recommends they wear masks indoors and on public transportation, stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms.

The Idaho Statesman reports that according to the most recent data from the CDC, as of June 29, the case rate for Ada County was 295, a jump over last week, when it recorded a case rate of 194.

The positivity rate in the county also climbed from 9.3% to 10.9% for the week of June 17, the most recent data available.

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