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County has high COVID transmission rate

It appears Cottonwood County remains in the “high” level of community transmission for COVID-19 in the country.

According to the Center for Disease Control Data Tracker, the county is now among the 90.47% of all United States counties that are at the high level. The CDC site can be found at https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker).

Earlier this year, the county was among the 5.5% of U.S. counties with a low level of community transmission. The transmission rate climbed and has remained high since August.

For more on this story, see the Oct. 13 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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