Covid-19 update

Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Scenic Mountain Medical Group, as of Dec. 24, 2020, has tested 2,414 people for Covid-19. There are currently seven tests pending. Of the tests that have been done, 645 returned positive for a positivity rate of 26.8%. 

For the month of December, there have 478 tests done with seven pending. Of the tests done, 135 were positive for a positivity rate of 28.7%. 

There are 16 Covid-19 patients at Scenic Mountain Medical Center with five in ICU and two on a vent. 

Covid vaccines have arrived in Howard County and are being distributed to healthcare professionals. Local providers, along with SMMC and the Big Spring State Hospital have received their dispersement. 

Managing Editor

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