Officials are fearful potential contract tracing, testing woes could unfold after fair

Dr. Kristina Allen

T-minus one day to the Mariposa County Fair, and Covid-19 is not showing any signs of slowing down for the fun-filled weekend.

“... We’ve had 85 (cases) in the last seven days,” said Dr. Kristina Allen, the deputy director of the Health and Human Services Agency, on Monday morning.

With case counts not letting up (70 active cases as of Tuesday morning), Allen and Dr. Eric Sergienko, the county health officer, met with the fair board on Aug. 20 to go over “what the sta...

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