Wood County announces 9th COVID-19 case

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WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Wood County Judge Lucy Hebron has reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19.

The case brings the county’s total to nine.

According to Hebron, five cases remain active and four have recovered.

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