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UPDATE: Chippewa County Health Department holds COVID-19 update

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Published: Jul. 22, 2020 at 9:21 AM CDT
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CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - Chippewa County now has 171 total cases, which is an increase of 28 since Wednesday. 36 of cases are currently considered active.

Health officials say they gave 434 tests at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair testing event. They will have full test results in the next few days. People who did and did not have symptoms were allowed to be tested at this event.

Chippewa County is looking at a two to five day turnaround time for tests.

School officials say the school year will look different for students as they are not continuing the welcome back to school large group ceremonies that have been done in the past. School staff have been given a face shield and two cloth face masks for every worker.

WIAA has not yet made a decision about fall sports in the upcoming school year.

The Chippewa County Health Department held a COVID-19 update at 10 a.m.

To watch the livestream, click here.

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