Webster County Public Health released a covid-19 update over the weekend that said as of Friday the county was reporting 496 positive cases. That number increased to 530 according to the state’s website data on Monday morning. Over 200 of those cases are attributed to the outbreak at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. In their weekend update Webster County Public Health stated 265 people had recovered from the virus and been released from public health isolation. The state website on Monday was showing that over 6,000 people in Webster County had been tested making the positive test rate 8.7 %. The state’s website as of Monday morning says that 54% of Webster County’s positive cases are in the 18-40 age range, 29% between 41-60 years old, 11% are 61-80, 4 % are children under 18 and 2% are elderly people over 80. Webster County Public Health added the below statement to their weekend update.