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West Central District Health Department update brings COVID-19 death toll to 6
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West Central District Health Department update brings COVID-19 death toll to 6

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The West Central District Health Department has updated its COVID-19 dashboard to include three additional deaths. This brings to six the official total of COVID-19 deaths in the WCDHD jurisdiction. All of the confirmed deaths have been in Lincoln County. Hooker County has one death pendinf confirmation.

The newly confirmed cases include two men between 70 and 79 years old who died Aug. 20 and Aug. 25, and a man between 60 and 69 who died Sept. 28.

WCDHD was closed Monday in observance of Columbus Day, according to an automated email reply.

As of Monday, there have been 615 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County. Of those cases, 206 are active, and 396 have recovered.

Arthur County has three cases. two of which are active; Logan has six cases, two of which are active; Thomas has eight cases, four of which are active; Hooker has 13 cases, four of which are active; and McPherson has six cases, none of which are active.

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