Cases of COVID-19 show slight uptick over the past week

The numbers of COVID-19 cases in showed a slight uptick this week from the previous week, though cases were still quite low compared to the beginning of the year.
This week, there were 159 cases, which was up by 23 cases from last week. There were 136 cases last week. However, it still showed a continued steady decline from the recent surge of cases.
The most recent numbers are as follows:
•Tuesday, Feb. 16 – 13
•Monday, Feb. 15 – 10
•Sunday, Feb. 14 – 28
•Saturday, Feb. 13 – 28
•Friday, Feb. 12 – 22
•Thursday, Feb. 11 – 19
•Wednesday, Feb. 10 – 30
•Tuesday, Feb. 9 – 9
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.
Additionally, there is a new testing resource for Everett residents only via the Mass General COVID-19 testing van. The van is located every Thursday at the Norwood Street Parking Lot in Everett Square. The hours are from 8 a.m. to noon and proof of Everett residency is required. Updates on the van are posted on the Kraft Community Health website.

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