The Franklin County Health Department announced today, Friday, April 10 receiving five new positive cases for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 66. No further information about the patients will be released due to privacy laws.

Health Officials also announced today 11 more patients have recovered from coronavirus, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 33.

Health Officials urge citizens to follow the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendation of wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

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