COVID-19 remains high in Coconino County. County health officials released its weekly case numbers on Friday. Last week there were 318 positive cases in the county with an incident rate of 224.8 per 100-thousand. The percent positivity rate slipped into “substantial transmission” from “high transmission” at 9.8-percent. Of the 318 positive cases, 71-percent were not fully vaccinated. As of Friday just over 68-thousand people in Coconino County are totally vaccinated, which is almost 56-percent of the county’s population. County health officials say last week that Williams experienced the largest increase in cases from the previous week with a 28-percent increase. Williams also has the lowest cumulative percentage of the population fully vaccinated at nearly 43-percent. As of Monday morning, there were 37 patients being treated for COVID-19 at Flagstaff Medical Center, with 179 total patients. There is no information how many of the 37 are on ventilators, or how many are vaccinated or unvaccinated. As of Monday, there were 22 COVID-19 patients being treated at Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood. If you need to get a COVID test in Flagstaff, you can do so at the NAU Fieldhouse from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday. Register for a test, or find a vaccine location near you, at coconino.az.gov/covid19.
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