By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Man, Woman Test Positive Here

Both Are In Their 60s; Exposed Through Travel And Close Contact


Panhandle Public Health District reported on Monday that Kimball County has two new cases of the coronavirus.

Both cases are individuals in their 60s. One of them, a male, was exposed through travel. The other, a female, was exposed through close contact.

Kimball County now has three active cases. Twelve people once diagnosed from the virus has recovered.

Scotts Bluff County had the most new cases in the region with nine positives reported on Monday.

According to statistics, 283 people have recovered while currently there are 71 active cases in the Panhandle. Five deaths in the area have been attributed to COVID.

PPHD reminds people to practice six-foot social distancing. Large crowds are discouraged. Wearing a mask can help prevent COVID, as can washing your hands.

Virus testing, meanwhile, continues throughout the Panhandle.


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