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Hancock Public Health reported Tuesday that the county now has six confirmed cases of COVID-19, three of whom have been hospitalized. This is up from four cases, two of them hospitalized, on Monday.
The cases announced Tuesday were a 35-year-old male and a 65-year-old female, who was hospitalized.
The cases range in age from 21 to 81 years old. (Hancock Public Health clarified in an email that a patient who had been described as 83 years old on Monday is actually 81 years old.)
The average age is 45, the health department said on Twitter.