Cases lower due to holidayCases added in today’s COVID-19 data dashboard update are lower than they’d ordinarily be because of the New Year’s holiday. Expect to see higher numbers of cases added in the coming days as the dashboard catches up. 

Major holidays are the rare exception when information temporarily slows to the COVID-19 data dashboard. 

I wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year. I hope you resolve to continue battling COVID-19 by: 

  • getting vaccinated and boosted:;
  • getting kids ages 5 and older vaccinated;
  • masking up, maintaining physical distance, keeping your hands washed, staying home if sick, and following other prevention steps detailed at; and
  • getting tested if you have symptoms of 5-7 days after exposure to someone who has or who you believe has COVID-19: