KDDD News 2-3-21

Today is the seventh consecutive day that Amarillo hospitalization rates will be under 15% meaning that businesses that had to move back 50% occupancy back in October can move back up to 75% occupancy.

Last Wednesday the area finally broke a 102-day streak of its hospitalization rate being over 15%. Amarillo’s hospitalization rate falls below 15 percent for the first time in 102 days

The current hospitalization rate is 12.85%, a drastic improvement from November that saw the area nearing a 40% hospitalization rate. After the seventh-day restrictions can be eased and restaurants, retail businesses, gyms, museums, and libraries can now go back to operating at 75% occupancy after being moved back to 50% occupancy.

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On Thursday night, Jan. 28, at the Moore County Community Building in Dumas, the Quarterback Club hosted the football banquet to recognize and honor the achievements of all its student-athletes and participants in the program. The Moore County News Press sports department reports, that Coach Aaron Dunnam thanked everyone including the community. The coaching staff was selected as the top coaching staff by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football after the victory in Canyon.  All the coaches we’re introduced, beginning with the late Antonio Murga.