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Nineteen sixteen people have perished due to Cova nine thousand nine hundred ninety related issues. Seven twenty two now thirteen ten. Kfi Thirteen ten KFI K. dot com warnings week. Aol fueled by Great Western Petroleum. Interestingly enough the county also has one of the largest number of cases even though the number of people who live here is far less than other counties well Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says there are three hundred and twenty thousand nine confirmed cases of Cova de Nineteen and Wild County Liberal. Fli the same number as El Paso County. So what gives well? Mark Wallace Executive Director of the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says that about twenty percent of all confirm cases. At least nine of the sixteen deaths have been tied to nursing homes in the area around seven nursing homes in the county. I've had at least one positive case said Wallace. That's our challenge. Today he keeping up with the pace of the growth part of it is nursing homes part of it is we have larger families. Part of it is that we have a lot of cultural diversity and different languages spoken now. Wallace says the county relies on the limited testing supplies that are available to track the virus. Well they could always use more..

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