COVID cases rocket
The Barton County Health Department has announced that the county had rocketed up into the top 10 for new cases this past week. However, it was noted that numbers did begin to come down towards the end of the week.
There are currently 40 active cases of COVID in the county, with 18 deaths and 1209 recovered, for a total number of 1297.
The new cases for the past seven days topped out at 41.
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