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Webster County Public Health Releases Covid-19 Update Tuesday Afternoon

Webster County Public Health released their latest Covid-19 update Tuesday Afternoon, that update is below.
Webster County Public Health’s cumulative COVID-19 case numbers increased to 1,484.
Of the total cases, 1,390 individuals have met the CDC’s requirements for public health release and are considered recovered.
94 cases remain open, have been contact traced, and are currently being monitored by Webster County Public Health Department.
The age breakdown for cumulative cases in Webster County are as follows: 87 children (0-17), 677 adults (18-40), 457 middle-aged adults (41-60), 220 older adults (61-80), and 43 elderly (81+).
Webster County Public Health continues to encourage residents to only attend events or gatherings if social distancing and the wearing of masks is enforced. COVID-19 continues to spread through close contact of individuals, especially when masks are not worn and social distancing is not practiced.
Additionally, Webster County Public Health asks residents to stay at home if they aren’t feeling well or are ill. Contact your primary care provider if you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms and would like to be tested.
Testing continues to be available at UnityPoint Health-Fort Dodge by calling your primary care physician and at Community Health Center-Fort Dodge by calling ahead for an appointment.

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