COVID cases continue downward trend, but deaths rise
September 23, 2021
Mason County recorded 135 cases of COVID-19 last week, once again decreasing from the previous week.
Five deaths occurred in the past week, an increase from one death the previous week, bringing the total in Mason County to 53. The most recent deaths were two men, between 50 and 69 years, two men in their 70s and an 83-year-old woman.
The county has recorded 284 cases in the past 14 days and the case rate per 100,000 is down to 437.
As of Tuesday, five people were hospitalized with COVID in Mason County and one was hospitalized outside of Mason County. The vaccination rate has increased...