There is a local rise in COVID-19 positive cases as well as hospitalizations. The week of Aug. 22- Aug. 28, 2021, there were 244 new COVID-19 cases in the TriCounty area. On Aug. 31, 2021, there was an increase of 62 new cases from the day before. On August 31. 2021, the TriCounty area has 526 active cases of COVID-19. Listen to Give’m Health to hear more information.