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Malheur County slowing Covid spread – but experts say that trend will change

Sarah Poe, Malheur County Health Department director, talks the planning behind the drive-thru testing event at the Malheur County Fairgrounds Oct. 14. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

Malheur County has slightly tamed the pandemic but officials warn the spread of the coronavirus is likely to pick up speed as winter sets in.

The latest report from the Malheur County Health Department showed that Malheur County has dipped below 100 reported infections a week for the past three weeks. The average daily number of new cases has dropped to 10 . . .