The numbers of COVID-19 cases in Everett backed off again last week from a major surge coming after the holidays, going down from the 600 range two weeks ago to the 200 range this week.
The numbers of COVID-19 cases has dropped steadily over the last two weeks, signaling that the holiday surge of cases has come and gone now. There had been more than 400 cases last week, but this week there were 272 cases reported.
The most recent numbers are as follows:
•Tuesday, Jan. 26 – 13
•Monday, Jan. 25 – 25
•Sunday, Jan. 24 – 24
•Saturday, Jan. 23 – 45
•Friday, Jan. 22 – 31
•Thursday, Jan. 21 – 55
•Wednesday, Jan. 20 – 30
•Tuesday, Jan. 19 – 49
On Monday, Jan. 4, Everett moved its testing full-time indoors at the Samuel Gentile Recreation Center on Elm Street. Testing is done Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., and then 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Friday and Saturdays, testing is done noon to 6 p.m.