New York Times Says Beaver Dam Could Be Hot Spot For Coronavirus

(Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam could become the next hot spot for coronavirus, according to the New York Times. The city’s daily growth rate is 13-percent, third in the country for highest average daily growth rate of cases. The newspaper says cases are doubling every 5.8 days, just behind Alamogordo, New Mexico and Logan, Utah. While the article says it is about “the city of Beaver Dam,” editor’s at the New York Times noted that their measurements were based on metropolitan or micropolitan statistical areas indicating that the figures could be representative of Dodge County as a whole.

Read the article here:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/23/upshot/five-ways-to-monitor-coronavirus-outbreak-us.html

 

Read a follow-up story with Dodge County Human Services and Health Director Becky Bell here:

Dodge County Health Officials Refute Beaver Dam Coronavirus ‘Hot Spot’ Article In NY Times

 

Image from the New York Times 6-7-20