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By Rod Larse
The Journal 

Cases rise in Adams County


Last updated 8/17/2021 at 7:14am

RITZVILLE – Adams County Health Officer Dr. Alex Brzezny updated Adams County Commissioners on the resurgence of COVID-19 during a meeting Aug. 11.

“Adams County was late to the delta (COVID variant) surge,” but it is now in Adams County, D. Brzezny said, noting case rates for the last 14 days are 300 cases per 100,000 population and expected to rise.

That makes Adams County a “high-transmission area,” he said.

The district was tracking 55 active cases, with 1 in 4 tests for coronavirus coming back positive, Brzezny said.

He attributes the increases to reduced mitigation meas...

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