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Unified Command Confirms Four New COVID-19 Cases Thursday

Unified Command Confirms Four New COVID-19 Cases Thursday

Today Unified Command confirmed four more cases of COVID-19 in the Panhandle:


County Demographics Exposure Type
Kimball Female in her 40s Close Contact
Scotts Bluff Female in her teens Community Spread
Scotts Bluff Female in her 20s Community Spread
Scotts Bluff Male in his 40s Close Contact


The investigations are complete, all close contacts will be quarantined and actively monitored twice daily for fever and respiratory symptoms by public health officials.

One new recovery in Kimball County brings the total recoveries to 295.

March 2-July 16, 2020

Total Tests Conducted: 6,279

Positive: 369

Cumulative Positivity Rate: 5.8%

Recovered: 295

Active Cases: 69

Active Hospitalizations:  2

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations: 38

Deaths: 5

  • Banner County: 2 cases (recovered)
  • Box Butte County: 4 cases (1 active, 3 recovered)
  • Cheyenne County: 22 cases (2 active, 20 recovered)
  • Dawes County: 4 cases (recovered)
  • Deuel County: 1 case (active)
  • Garden County: 4 cases (recovered)
  • Kimball County: 16 cases (3 active, 13 recovered)
  • Morrill County: 54 cases (3 active, 51 recovered)
  • Scotts Bluff County: 248 cases (58 active, 185 recovered, 5 deaths)
  • Sheridan County: 8 cases (1 active, 7 recovered)
  • Sioux County: 6 cases (recovered)


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