Friday Update From Audrain County Health Department

Seven new cases of the novel coronavirus being reported in Audrain County as of 3:30 this afternoon (Friday).

The total number of cases is at 616 with 85 active and 8 deaths.

There have been 523 recoveries made.

Of the active cases, 62 are in Mexico and according to the release from the health department, cities with less than 10 cases and/or a population of less than 100 will not be reported on the daily press releases to protect the identity and privacy of those affected in a specific community.

The release also states that the Audrain County Health Department reporting standards comply with state and national COVID-19 reporting guidelines.