August 12, 2020—It is with sympathy that Four Corners Health Department and the Seward County Attorney/Coroner announce a new COVID-19 – related death, a male in his 40’s, in Seward County. This is the second COVID-19 – related death in Seward County, as well as the Four Corners Health District. The Seward County Attorney/Coroner, Wendy Elston, reports he was found by law enforcement deceased at home during a welfare check, and that there is further investigation as to any underlying health issues. The employer has been notified and the case investigation is in process.
The past 2-day total of COVID-19 cases has increased by 12 in the Four Corners District:
- York County has 6 new cases for a total of 89 cases, and 72 have recovered.
- Seward County has 4 new cases for a total of 129 cases, and 83 have recovered.
- Butler County has 2 new cases for 64 cases total, and 54 have recovered.
- Polk County remains at 25 cases total, and 22 have recovered.
The total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District is 307, and 231 of those have recovered.