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Health department confirms 178 new COVID-19 cases; active cases nearing 1,000

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The state health department has confirmed another 178 new cases of COVID-19.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 178 new individuals from 26 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 113,063.

These results were from a pool of 3,730 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.96 percent.

89 of those positives were PCR tests, and 89 were antigen tests.

The cases broken down by county are:

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2,145,356 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 458,706 unique individuals have been tested.

38 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 131 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 110,559. This leaves 959 active confirmed cases.

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