Cases of COVID-19 are starting to come down in Coconino County. County health officials report there were nearly 29-hundred new cases of the virus in the county between January 16th and the 22nd, which is down from over 35-hundred new cases the week before. Around two-thousand cases were in Flagstaff. Most of the cases, according to health officials, remain in the 20-44 year old age group, with the median age 29 years old. This week saw another week of well over two-thousand people who received either their first, second or booster shot of the COVID vaccine. Nearly 24-percent of total positive cases have been vaccine breakthrough cases, with 13-percent of those cases from the Omicron variant. Hospital visits in the county fell one-percent from last week’s numbers to 19-percent. As of Friday morning, Flagstaff Medical Center had 65 COVID-positive patients and 38 total patients in the ICU. There are 230 patients at FMC. For more information on testing, vaccine locations and more, log onto coconino.az.gov/covid19.
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