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

COVID Cases Surge In Area

As of Monday of this week, the Panhandle jumped into the middle of the severe COVID-19 spread range, and the Panhandle is also making national headlines as the cases and spread of COVID-19 have skyrocketed in this area.

Kimball County has certainly faired better to date than other Panhandle counties, but the season appears to be just getting underway and the numbers change daily.

Since the beginning of COVID-19 Kimball County has recorded 135 cases with 77 people recovered and currently 58 active cases.

Cheyenne County had 173 active cases but Scotts Bluff County topped the charts with 1,567 a...