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Higher COVID case count in East Central District

Reported COVID-19 cases in the four-county East Central District Health Department (ECDHD) have increased substantially since Jan. 1, 2022, according to statistics announced Monday.
ECDHD repored 491 COVID cases in the week of Jan. 2-8, a 260 percent increase from the previous week.
For the week of Jan. 9-15, a total of 545 cases were reported in the four counties, which marked a 10.9 percent increase from the previous week.
Most of the reported cases were in Platte County (348) and Colfax County (120). Boone County had 48 cases, and Nance County had 29.