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

One New Case In County

Kimball County recorded one new COVID-19 case this past week. This statistic is part of a wider trend as the pandemic’s grip on the region appears to be easing.

All Panhandle counties were in the single digits for new COVID-19 cases except for Scotts Bluff County, which reported 40 new cases.

In vaccine news, 28% of Panhandle adults have been vaccinated.

“People will likely be surprised how quickly they are being scheduled to get their COVID vaccine now. Communities are moving to persons aged 30 and older if they are not already at that point,” said Kim Engel, Panhandle Public Health District...