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Nine new COVID-19 Cases Confirmed; Panhandle Count at 116 with 75 Recovered | KTIC Radio

Nine new COVID-19 Cases Confirmed; Panhandle Count at 116 with 75 Recovered

Nine new COVID-19 Cases Confirmed; Panhandle Count at 116 with 75 Recovered

Unified Command confirms nine new cases for COVID-19 in Scotts Bluff County. Here’s the following details:

Demographics Exposure Type
Female in her teens Close contact
Female in her 20s Close contact
Female in her 30s Close contact
Female in her 40s Close contact
Female in her 40s Community spread
Female in her 70s Unknown
Male in his 20s Close contact
Male in his 20s Close contact
Male in his 50s Community spread

The investigations are complete, all close contacts will be quarantined and actively monitored twice daily for fever and respiratory symptoms by public health officials. There are no community exposure sites identified. Exposure is defined as at least 15 minutes, less than six feet apart.

Two cases have been deemed recovered bringing the Panhandle total recoveries to 75.

March 2-May 28, 2020

Total Tests Completed: 2,544

Positive: 116

Deaths: 0

Recovered: 75

Active cases: 41

  • Box Butte County: 2 cases (1 active, 1 recovered)
  • Cheyenne County: 10 cases (1 active, 9 recovered)
  • Dawes County: 1 case (recovered)
  • Kimball County: 10 Cases (10 recovered)
  • Morrill County: 11 Cases (3 active, 8 recovered)
  • Scotts Bluff County: 82 Cases (36 active, 46 recovered)
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