Coronavirus

An additional 29 residents contracted COVID-19 on Friday as Bell County’s rate of positive coronavirus tests remained high, according to local health officials.

The county’s positivity rate was 9.56 percent, according to the Bell County Public Health District.

At least 3,390 cases have been reported, with 1,869 recoveries. The recovery figure is the same as the health district reported Thursday.

At least 35,452 tests have been performed.