Idaho College Town Is One Of The Top 10 COVID Hotspots In The US
It's not something that we think about too often in 2023: COVID-19.
Maybe it's because we're all over it already or perhaps it's because we want to forget all of the limitations that it brought. One thing is for sure - we can't avoid what's happening right here in our backyard... an "uptick in cases."
The state of Idaho has the numbers behind the now-silent battle against COVID-19 and it seems that the state is literally divided down the middle on being vaccinated.
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24/7 Tempo used data from the CDC to determine cities with the number of cases reported in hospitals in the week of "August 27th to September 2nd per 100,000 residents."
They determined that Moscow ranked 6th in the list of top college towns that are COVID hotspots. Moscow, home to the Idaho Vandals, has a "total college town population" of 25,336, and 34.5% of the town's population is enrolled in "college or graduate school according to 24/7's data.
According to their study, "estimated new weekly COVID-19 hospitalizations are 10 per 100,000 residents in a hospital service area."
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