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MANSFIELD -- The decline of new COVID-19 cases in Richland County continues, hitting a five-month low Thursday, according to new data Thursday from the Ohio Dept. of Health.

There were 162 new cases reported in the last two weeks, which is 133 cases per 100,000 residents.

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