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Eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported for Taylor Co.

Twelve recoveries were included in the report.
Credit: Abilene-Taylor Co. Public Health District

ABILENE, Taylor County — The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District reported eight newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases Sunday – one PCR and seven antigen.

The health district also reported 12 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,585.

Twenty-three current hospitalizations were included in the report.

As of Oct. 5, Taylor County has administered 16,804 PCR and 16,042 antigen tests. Of those tests, 1,570 PCR and 1,579 antigen were confirmed cases.

There were also 15,234 negative PCR and 14,463 negative antigen test results reported.