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REID WARNS AGAINST COVID-19 COMPLACENCY

(Richmond, IN)--Reid Health issued a statement Monday warning Whitewater Valley residents not to relax when it comes to Covid-19.  Dr. Thomas Huth, who is Reid’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, said that mask-wearing has become politicized but said there is an abundance of data that says it’s effective.  Huth also said that mask-wearing will reduce the chances of a local second wave.  Reid has seen a slight uptick of Covid-19 patients in containments areas.  It stood at 17 Tuesday morning.  But, the percentage of positive tests continues to drop.  With 5200 people now tested locally, just over three-and-a-half percent have been positive.

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