The Bell County Public Health District announced another large increase of local COVID-19 cases Friday.
The district’s online dashboard showed 421 active cases of the virus — an increase of 87 over yesterday’s totals. The county did not see any new deaths related to the virus, staying at 469.
The incidence rate in the county has now risen to 116 cases per 100,000 people, a rate not seen in the county since the middle of March.
Total reported cases in the county now amount to 23,379, with 22,489 people having recovered from the virus so far.