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BRHD Reports 19 New COVID-19 Cases On Labor Day

The Bear River Health Department reported 19 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, following a weekend of relatively low numbers.

The average of new daily cases for Monday and the six days prior was about 16, a figure boosted by the report of 25 new cases on Sept. 2 and 41 on Sept. 3. Those numbers are well above the average for the past several weeks due to testing from an outbreak at the Cache County Jail in which 46 inmates were reported positive. All but one of those inmates were asymptomatic, according to the Cache County Sheriff’s Office. Read the rest of the story on


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