Is Virginia trying to reopen too quickly? Some say yes, others disagree. Infections continue to rise and two neighboring states have record spikes.
Most of those increases came in states that began relaxing restrictions. One of the hardest-hit states is North Carolina, our neighbor just South and infections are rising in Southwestern Virginia.
Outdoor music returns on this upcoming July 4th weekend with a “backyard Friday Night Jamboree” and a concert featuring Sammy Shelor, Junior Sisk and others on Saturday on the lawn behind the Floyd Country Store.
Infections from the COVID-19 Coronavirus continue to rise, even in rural Floyd County with an increase of 1 to thousands that have pushed the worldwide
With cases and deaths rising at a time when most states are easing restrictions, rollbacks are possible to try to control the pandemic.
Soon — too soon — more than 6,000 people will be dead from this pandemic. More than 122,000 have died nationwide along with 475,000 worldwide. Taking precautions are a matter of life and death.
As rules relax, some ignore warnings to use protection and risks increase. Infections are going back up.