COVID-19 continues to surge in here Liberty County after nine new cases were confirmed Friday. The nine new cases bring the total number of cases in the county since mid-March to 578. Just this week alone, 136 new COVID cases have been confirmed Countywide. The Liberty County Office of Emergency Management reports the very latest new cases range in age from under 20 to their 40s. Seven of the new positive COVID-19 cases are in South Liberty County, and two are from the North end. Unless otherwise noted, all of these new cases are being treated at home. Since the start of the pandemic in March, there have been three deaths attributed to the COVID-19 symptoms. Experts say if someone has a fever above 100 degrees, please remain home. Again, on Friday, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Liberty County climbed to 578 after nine new cases were confirmed by the Liberty County Office of Emergency Management. A stunning number of 136 cases have been added just this week alone.