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Over the Labor Day Weekend, Marion County Public Health confirmed an additional 18 cases of COVID-19. There are 100 active cases and 459 recoveries, and the positive test rate for the past two weeks is at 16%. Last week, two county residents died due to the virus, and both were older than 80 years old and had preexisting health conditions. There are 11 Marion County residents hospitalized with the virus, as of Monday evening.