Local spike in COVID positives continues
Putnam County saw its recent increase in COVID cases continue on Monday, with 48 new positives.
That marked the biggest single-day increase during the coronavirus pandemic.
There was also an additional death reported on Tuesday, bringing the total to 27 since the pandemic began. However, 19 of these has been since Sept. 15.
The county’s positivity rate remained much lower than most of the state on Tuesday, at 6.9 percent.