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Data shows high transmission level in county

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 99.57% of all United States counties that are at the high level, compared to 79.48% a month ago. The CDC site can be found at https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker.

Current CDC data shows these totals for those who are considered fully vaccinated:
• 18-and-older — 66.4%
• 12-and-older — 63.5%
• 65-and-older — 83.1%
• 6,082 of the county’s 11,196 residents are fully vaccinated, a total that is 223 higher than a month ago at this time.

For more on this story, check the Jan. 19 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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