After closing out 2020 in the top spot in the state for its COVID-19 infection rate, Crawford County has seen a steady decline in the numbers of new cases reported each week for the first month of 2021.
Crawford County News
COVID-19 cases in Crawford County, while still increasing total numbers, are not increasing at the rapid rate seen earlier in the month. As of January 24, the state website reported a new total of 1,955 cases for Crawford County, showing an increase of just 41 cases over the previous week’s total of 1,914.
Crawford County Health Department issued a press release on January 21 about the upcoming availability of COVID-19 vaccine.
Some area health agencies are beginning to vaccinate area residents for COVID-19, while local pharmacies have started taking applications from people who would like to get vaccinated.
Following several weeks with high counts, including one at the top spot in the state for its infection rate, Crawford County is reporting fewer positive COVID-19 cases and a correlating reduction in infection rate.