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WAYNE COUNTY RECORDS HIGHEST-EVER WEEKLY COVID-19 CASE TOTAL

(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County has just recorded its highest Monday-to-Monday Covid-19 case total ever.  Since this time last week, there have been 801 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.  That blows away the previous weekly high by more than 150 cases.  It occurred in the first full week of last September.  Some other area counties have also recorded weekly highs.  Wayne County has also recorded four more Covid-19 deaths over the weekend.  It brings the total to 292.  The number of patients at Reid Health has actually dropped.  There were 56 patients Monday morning.  That’s an 18% drop from last week.