KRAI News for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Moffat County Public Health is reporting 19 new positive cases since the last update of last Thursday, Nov. 5. Of those cases, 28 are active. The total number of positive cases in Moffat County right now is 121. One Moffat County resident is still in the hospital. Two others have been transferred due to the severity of their illnesses. Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab is reporting seven staff and five residents have tested positive.

Moffat County Public Health is asking that all residents wear masks in all public buildings. Here’s Moffat County Public Health Medical Officer Dr. Allan Reishus.

Across the Moffat County border into Utah, a statewide mask mandate is also in effect.

Routt County’s positive case count of COVID-19 has now gone up to 298 positive cases, according to the state. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is also reporting a two-week total for Routt County to now be at 94.

At Steamboat Springs High School, there are now 14 positive cases among the students from a Halloween party and slumber party. Public Health is expecting Stay at Home orders could happen within the next couple of weeks which means all Routt County students would go back to remote learning.

The Donation Center and Thrift Store at LiftUp of Routt County is closed until at least Nov. 16. An employee in the thrift store has tested positive for COVID-19. The Food Banks will stay open. The Winter Coat Distribution will continue when LiftUp opens again.

Craig City Council is meeting today. Council will have a public hearing, and hear first reading of the 2021 budget, on the agenda. Craig Police will also present the monthly report for October. Another agenda item are reports from the City Manager and City Attorney. The Council meeting starts at 6:30 tonight. You can watch a livestream feed through the city’s website or Youtube page.  To watch the live stream of the meeting or watch the recording later:

From Routt County Public Health… Numbers of COVID cases are still up. Be careful and stay safe. Help make COVID stop with you.

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