COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Up In Hancock County

The number of cases and hospitalizations went up in the latest Hancock County COVID data while the number of deaths was down.

Hancock Public Health is reporting 713 new cases, 34 new hospitalizations and 4 new deaths for the week of January 7th through January 13th.

The previous weekly reporting period saw 692 new cases, 16 new hospitalizations and 14 new deaths.

Hancock County is averaging 101.9 new cases per day and cases per 100,000 is 1031.9.

48.7 percent of eligible residents are fully vaccinated.

Community transmission in Hancock County remains “high” as defined by the CDC.

969 Hancock County residents have been hospitalized with COVID since the beginning of the pandemic and 219 have died from it.