COVID-19: Four more deaths in four days

We posted an update on the COVID-19 rates in Livingston County on Friday, Nov. 20. At that time, there had been five deaths in a week, for a total of 40.

Today, in the four days since that post, four more Livingston County residents have died.

Since Nov. 1, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County is up a little over 28%, for a total of 4,880, and the number of deaths is up a little over 29%, for a total of 44.

The largest age group of people testing positive for COVID-19 are those between 50-59; there are currently 1,000 cases in that age group in Livingston County.

SOURCE: Livingston County Health Department

There are sobering statistics as we choose whether or not to gather with people other than those with whom we live on Thanksgiving.

As of today, Tuesday, Nov. 24, Livingston County has a total of 4,415 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 492 probable cases, and 44 deaths.

For more information, you can click here for the Livingston County Health Department COVID-19 page.

The Livingston County Health Department has also issued a press release outlining how residents can stay health during the Thanksgiving holiday:

LCHD Reminds Residents of COVID-19 Guidance for Holiday Travel and Gatherings

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