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Updated Webster County COVID-19 Numbers

WEBSTER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH HAS UPDATED THE COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR THE AREA.  ACCORDING TO KELLI BLOOMQUIST, THERE WERE TWENTY-EIGHT NEW CASES CONFIRMED SINCE THE LAST UPDATE ON TUESDAY.  THE CURRENT CASE BREAKDOWN SHOWS 31 OPEN CASES AT THE PRISON, AND 101 OPEN CASES IN WEBSTER COUNTY.  IN ALL, WEBSTER COUNTY HAS RECORDED A TOTAL 778 POSITIVE CASES OF THE VIRUS SINCE MARCH.  SO FAR THERE HAVE BEEN A TOTAL OF SEVEN DEATHS ASSOCIATED WITH THE VIRUS IN WEBSTER COUNTY.  WEBSTER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE THE VIRUS SERIOUSLY, WEAR A FACE COVERING WHEN IN PUBLIC, AND AVOID CLOSE CONTACT WITH SOMEONE TO WHOM THEY ARE NOT REGULARLY AROUND, STAY HOME WHEN SICK, AND TO STAY HOME IF AWAITING TEST RESULTS OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS TESTED POSITIVE.  ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS CAN CONTACT THE COVID HOTLINE AT 515-227-7153



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