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WAYNE COUNTY REPORTS HIGHEST SINGLE-DAY COVID-19 DEATH TOTAL IN MORE THAN A YEAR

(Wayne County, IN)--On Tuesday, Wayne County reported more single-day deaths of people with Covid-19 than it had in more than a year.  Four people were added to count, which now stands at 287.  The last time Wayne County reported four or more Covid-19 deaths in a single day came back on December 28 of 2020 – before a vaccine was available.  Wayne County also reported 106 new cases Tuesday.  The rolling five-day average of cases stood Wednesday morning at 91.  That’s more than three times higher than it was on Christmas Day.