Area Counties Among Those With Over 15-Percent COVID-19 Positive Rates

Grant Boone
September 22, 2020

21 new cases reported by the Manitowoc County Health Department yesterday, along with only 4 recoveries and 2 negative tests.

Renfrew County and District Health Unit's acting Medical Officer of Heath, Dr. Robert Cushman, has declared the region has entered its second wave of COVID-19 infection.

Good Shepherd Care Community in Concordia, Missouri - about an hour east of Kansas City on Interstate 70 - said on Monday that 32 employees also tested positive.

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The huge difference in new cases vs recoveries has led to the number of active cases outweighing the number of recoveries for the first time since the August 24 report. Hospitalizations are on the rise with Salina Regional Health Center reporting that they have 9 hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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