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Wayne County records highest single-day total of new COVID-19 cases

Officials in Wayne County say they have recorded the highest single-day count of new COVID-19 cases.

It happened Wednesday when 110 new cases of the virus were confirmed. There were 29 people requiring hospitalization for their cases.

Health officials say 20% of the cases are among children. The most-recent data from the state Department of Health shows that Wayne County has a 10.2% positive rate over the last week.

Wayne County has a population of approximately 89,000.