Macon County Seeing Upward Trend in COVID Cases Among Unvaccinated

From June 16 – 22, there were 27 new cases of COVID-19 in Macon County. Of the new cases reported, no one was vaccinated. Macon County has 31 active cases with 4 residents hospitalized. There was also another death where COVID-19 was a factor. The Macon County Health Department says they are seeing an upward trend in cases in mainly unvaccinated residents. Of the last 105 new cases only 2 were vaccinated. Health officials add that new cases in June to-date (61) have exceeded the total number of cases in all of May (44). In May, Macon County had an average of 9.5 new cases each week. This month, the county is averaging 19.7 new cases each week.