Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

1 Week, 7 COVID Cases In County

One Case Reported To Have Recovered

 

October 8, 2020



Thursday, Oct. 1, Kimball County residents discovered that COVID-19 has revisited the county with Panhandle Public Health District reporting two cases – one community spread and one close contact.

Local rumors had proceeded the official COVID-19 numbers from PPHD, and then on Monday, Oct. 5, another five cases of COVID-19 were reported to have infected the county through the community spread method.

According to Jessica Davies at PPHD, “Community spread just means we were unable to determine where they contracted COVID as opposed to close contact, where we knew they had contracted it...



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