The Latest Numbers-August 10, 2020
The good news is that the COVID-19 numbers are going down statewide. Today, there were only 13 reported new cases, zero new deaths.
The bad news is that 2 of those new cases were in Cheshire County. 15% of the cases in the state today were here, in a county that has about 6% of the state’s population. In the first 10 days of August, we have had 14 new cases of COVID-19 here in Cheshire County. That’s the same number as the county had in ALL of the month of July. It has taken us 1/3 of the time to get up to this number.
The numbers are going up, not down, in Cheshire County.
People are dropping their guard. If you care about your friends and neighbors, put the mask back on, and leave it on. Resist the temptation to take it off when you talk. Stop shaking hands, bumping elbows or fist bumping. Stay six actual feet away from anyone not in your household. And wash your hands.
Stay safe out there, and thank you.