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Jefferson County COVID Numbers Up

Doctor in protective gloves & workwear holding open test tube and taking out sampling swab for novel Covid-19 test in laboratory.

(Hillsboro) Jefferson County is reporting its highest number of positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

County health officials reported a 38-percent positive test rate for the final week of 2021, which is a 14-percent increase from the previous week.

Just less than half of eligible Jefferson County residents have been fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus.

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