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Malheur County detects another person infected with coronavirus

A sign outside the Ontario Police Department reminds locals of the common guidelines for staying healthy during the pandemic. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – A seventh Malheur County resident is infected with the coronavirus, according to the latest test results posted Sunday by the Malheur County Health Department.

The agency has been releasing few details about the patients.

According to its website, six women and one man have tested positive for COVID-19. None had to be hospitalized. All but one has been under the age of 60.

As of Sunday, 224 people have been tested for the coronavirus with negative results. Testing has been limited to those showing symptoms of the respiratory disease or having contact with someone known to be infected.

The total number tested could grow significantly this week as . . .