Lincoln County COVID cases in decline
According to the Lincoln County Health Department, on Mar. 31, Lincoln County dropped from a high level to a medium level of COVID-19 disease activity based on activity between Mar. 1 and Mar. 29. During that time, 4.3 percent of COVID tests came back positive, resulting in 32 new cases. There were 5 new hospitalizations, bringing the overall number of individuals in the County who were hospitalized with COVID to a total of 120. And there was one death of a COVID-positive individual in March, bringing the total COVID-associated confirmed deaths to 58 in Lincoln County.