On July 1, Scott County Health Department officials reported 659 COVID-19 cases. Over the course of the past 29 days, the county has seen an increase of 850 cases, which means over half of the county’s infections have been confirmed in a single month.
Yet infection increases were well underway as the calendar turned from June to July.
On June 19, Rivers noted the county confirmed 418 positive cases of COVID-19 and remarked that the infection rate “remained low” and the county was “averaging less than two new cases a day for the last 30 days.”
The date was significant