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Young County sees increased COVID-19 cases, testing to continue

Editor’s Note: Two more COVID-19 cases were confirmed as of Monday night. One of the cases from Palo Pinto County and the other was from Young County.

Young County has seen a spike in positive cases for COVID-19 over the last few weeks with six to eight active cases and 21 overall positive cases, according to Young County Local Health Authority, Dr. Pat Martin.

Martin confirmed Monday that Young County has 16 active cases. The five remaining active cases were tested locally, but reside outside the county.

Martin posted on Facebook that over the weekend the county saw two new cases, which brought the cases to 21 overall.

“We had no cases on Thursday or Friday but have had 2 more positives this morning,” Martin wrote on Facebook. “One case was from Jack County and was the spouse of a previous contact. The second case is someone who (is) living in Graham currently for work. Both have already been quarantined for several days and their contacts are already quarantined as well.”

For more information regarding this story, see the June 17 edition of The Graham Leader.

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