Officials with the Adams County Health Department reported the death of another Adams County resident from a COVID related illness Friday, a male in his 70s.

Officials also reported 48 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Adams County Friday.

That makes 6,963 COVID cases in Adams County since the beginning of the pandemic, with 652 active, 63 hospitalized, six in ICU and now 82 deaths.

The preliminary seven-day positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests is now 6.78%.

The Rapid COVID testing site begins operation at the Oakley Lindsay Center Sunday.

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