Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Area Now In COVID High-Risk Category

The COVID-19 Risk Dial has inched its way into the orange or high spread category for the week of Oct. 12 to 19 for an additional six counties in the Panhandle, including Kimball County. Five counties remain in the yellow zone. Box Butte County had previously been in the orange category.

Panhandle Public Health District reported on Oct. 12 that Kimball County has one new case in the age 19 and under bracket and no new reported cases in adults.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kimball County has had 31 confirmed cases, with 23 recovered and eight active as of Tuesday morning.


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