The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Valley continues to decline.

The Imperial County Department of Public Health updated the numbers on Thursday and the new information shows there are 983 individuals with active cases of the virus. That is a drop of 135 from the numbers released on Tuesday. The number of deaths attributed to COVID remains at 946. The Health Department said that there are 61.3 new cases per day per 100,000 population and people are testing at a 42.1 percent positivity rate. Both these metrics show a drop from the earlier numbers.