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

215 New COVID Cases Reported In Panhandle

94.5% Of Nebraskans Getting Virus This Year Weren’t Fully Vaccinated

Unified Command on Monday confirmed 215 more cases of COVID in the Panhandle since last reporting on Monday, August 23.

Eighty-nine of the cases were in Scotts Bluff County and the rest of them, 126, were in the area designated as the Greater Panhandle that includes Kimball.

Statewide data shared on the Monday briefing continues to show how important COVID vaccinations are in terms of overall protection from severe illness, hospitalization, and death. The data was compiled by Matt Donahue, MD, Acting State Epidemiologist.

From January 1, 2021 to August 21, 2021, Nebraska data for not fully vac...

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