(Active cases down)....The latest COVID numbers have been released by the County Public Health Department.

The new numbers indicate active cases of the virus are down locally to 137. The numbers also indicate another death attributed to COVID 19 has been added to the list. There are now 717 deaths reported as a result of the virus. Of the active cases, 13 are hospitalized, 6 are in Intensive Care. Local residents continue to vaccinate. There are now over 109,000 total vaccinations administered. 44,852 are fully vaccinated. 64,309 are partially vaccinated. Public health says the positivity rate for COVID 19 is now at 8.07%. The new cases per day per 100,000 population is at 6.19.