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Covid numbers continue to get better in Jefferson County

(Hillsboro) Jefferson County positive Covid-19 cases continue to improve. Last week’s updated numbers included encouraging numbers according to Jefferson County Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar.

The US Food and Drug Administration just approved Pfizer’s vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11.

Vollmar says while cases among 12 to 18-year-olds have been declining, the numbers for the younger kids have been rising over the last several months.

On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Health Department reported 75 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of positive cases to 32,849 since March of last year. The current active cases are 447, and there have been 355 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

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