Three Rivers Public Health reports high levels of COVID-19 in Fremont wastewater

Published: Dec. 11, 2022 at 1:12 PM CST
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FREMONT, Neb. (WOWT) - The Three Rivers Public Health Department said COVID-19 levels in Fremont’s wastewater measured between 80-100%.

Health officials say the measurement could indicate a high level of COVID-19 transmission in the community.

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