- Webster County Presiding Commissioner Paul Ipock

Webster County Presiding Commissioner Paul Ipock, R-Diggins, just spoke to the Webster County Citizen a few minutes ago and said that as of 1:45 p.m. today (Wednesday), 94 Webster County residents have been tested for COVID-19, per the Webster County Health Unit.

Of those 94, 80 have tested negative, 2 have tested positive, while 12 still are waiting on results.

“Of the two positive cases, the entire household for those individuals has been quarantined,” Ipock explained. “Officials from the health unit are checking and investigating to see where our two positive test individuals have been in the past 48 hours.”

Ipock added that there currently are no places to test for COVID-19 in Webster County. However, that will change soon.

“The health unit is in the process of setting up a drive-thru testing clinic at the (Webster County) fairgrounds in Marshfield,” he said. The fairground complex is located north of the Marshfield square.

“Once that testing facility is up and running, we’ll immediately let the public know."


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