Today I watched the church service of the church I attend online and then afterward participated in a church fellowship on Zoom. While this gives us some access, it is not very effective for those of us who live alone. Three of us who live alone try to get together once a week, maintaining social distancing, to try and reduce the feelings of isolation. This blog and photography help me some too.
County health officials are reporting one new case of the coronavirus today, bringing the total number of cases in the county up to 166. Local health officials indicate, out of the 166 cases, 42 patients are recuperating at home, and three are recovering in the hospital, one of whom is in the intensive care unit. The remaining 121 have recovered from the virus. The county has reported one death due to the virus. The health department says it has conducted 1,018 coronavirus tests, 54 of which came back with a positive result. Officials state, out of the 1,161 tests conducted by private labs, 111 cases were positive for the virus. Health officials say 59 of the 166 positive cases were transmitted through contact with a known positive case, 50 were through recent travel outside of the county, and 54 were acquired through community spread. They are currently investigating the mode of transmission for two cases.
Viewing the church service on line.
On a Sunday, a deserted church parking due to the county deeming that church was not a necessary service in their stay in place order. Yet they deemed both liquor stores and tobacco stores as essential services in the same order.