BY LEN WELLS

In the past week, the number of laboratory confirmed cases of the COVID-19 in White County  has soared  to 171.  September 1, 16 cases were reported followed by 25 cases on September 2, 37 on September 3, 59 cases for the weekend of September 4,5 and 6 and another 34 on Tuesday, September 7. 

On Monday, September 6, the Egyptian Health Department reported 166 lab confirmed cases of the virus in White, Saline and Gallatin Counties, which included numbers from the weekend. On Tuesday, another 78 cases were recorded for the three counties, which included one death each in White and Saline Counties.   

Over the weekend, cases in White County by age...

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