Covid uptick

Cases were going down, but are now on the rise

Mariposa County did a 180 when it comes to the Covid-19 status this week.

At the beginning of last week the health department was reporting a downward trend of positive cases, which is now not holding true.

“We had a busy week last week and we’re actually going up a little bit,” said Dr. Eric Sergienko, the Mariposa County health officer.

Sergienko says this flip shows people are not taking the precautionary measures public health has been advocating for during the pandemic, like social...

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