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

New Cases Slowing

As COVID-19 fatigue sets in on the Panhandle, Kimball County’s numbers continue to stay steady or even decrease.

With a total of 361 confirmed cases, the county had 18 people testing positive in the last 14 days. Since Jan. 7 Kimball County has reported only four new cases of COVID-19, which is encouraging. Neighboring Cheyenne County has had 810 confirmed cases and 54 in the last 14 days. Kimball County has had six deaths while Cheyenne County has experienced 15 COVID-19 related deaths.

The Kimball area isn’t over COVID-19, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

As the vaccine is being...