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Lewis County COVID cases climb, schools switch to remote learning

Seven additional COVID-19 cases were reported Monday in Lewis County.

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Adams County hits new daily COVID-19 case record for third time in seven days

Adams County has reported a record number of COVID-19 cases for the third time in seven days. The Adams County Health Department reported 34 new COVID-19 cases Monday.

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First COVID-19-related death reported in Monroe County

The first COVID-19-related death was reported Tuesday in Monroe County. The Monroe County Heath Department said the elderly resident tested positive for virus in August, and that the case was not related to travel.

COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen
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COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen

After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is infecting a rising number of American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities

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Oregon names new public health director amid virus pandemic

The Oregon Health Authority has named Rachael Banks as its new public health director

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Adams County reports 14 COVID-19 cases

The number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Adams County.

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Adams County breaks daily COVID-19 case high for second time in week

Adams County reported a daily record high of new COVID-19 cases for the second time in one week. Thirty new cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday in Adams County, exceeding the previous high of 29 from Monday.

First man cured of HIV infection now has terminal cancer
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First man cured of HIV infection now has terminal cancer

The first person known to have been cured of HIV infection says he is terminally ill from a recurrence of the cancer that prompted his historic treatment 12 years ago

Adams County cases continue to climb, exceed 8% positivity rate
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Adams County cases continue to climb, exceed 8% positivity rate

New cases of COVID-19 exceed 20 for the fourth time in seven days in Adams County, and the county's seven-day positivity rate exceeded 8% -- a marker the state has used to issue interventions in two regions of the state.

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Health officials eligible for state confidentiality progam

Gov. Gavin Newsom is allowing health officials to hide their addresses under a California state program designed to protect people from harassment or violence