COVID cases surge again locally
State, local increase follows national, worldwide trend as omicron dominates infections
Last updated 1/4/2022 at 12:03pm
Following confirmation last week of the omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 being in Hill County, the area has again started to see a surge in cases, though still not as high as earlier last fall.
Hill County Health Department, which reported Thursday four new cases and 12 active cases in the county, said in its update Monday the county had 26 new cases confirmed from Friday on, with 32 active cases in the county.
The update said the department had no information about the omicron case other than that it was confirmed in the county.
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