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Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates: Latest Cases, Data, and Reporting 1 New Death | Rural Radio Network

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates: Latest Cases, Data, and Reporting 1 New Death

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates:  Latest Cases, Data, and Reporting 1 New Death

As of Friday, November 13, the Four Corners Risk Dial has moved to 3.25, which is now in the Red Severe COVID-19 Risk Level.  In the previous week, the setting was 3.0. This represents an increased risk factor of 0.25.  At this time, Four Corners strongly urges our communities to Avoid the 3 C’s:  Crowded Places, Close Contact and Confined Spaces.  Remember to wash your hands often and wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth.  Public health recommendations and the COVID-19 dashboard are posted on our website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.

There have been 147 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Four Corners District in the past 2 days (November 12-13):

  • York County had 67 new cases for a total of 814.
  • Seward County had 41 new cases for a total of 984.
  • Polk County had 20 new cases for 331 cases total.
  • Butler County added 16 new cases for 424 total cases.

The total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District is 2,553.  There have been 887 new cases in the past 14 days, with 432 of those cases recorded in the past 7 days.

Over the past 2 weeks (14 days), the totals for each county are as follows (these recent cases represent most of our active cases):

  • Butler County—123
  • Polk County—106
  • Seward County—374
  • York County–284

In the past 7 days, the age breakdown of the cases is:

            AGE                 #Cases             %

            0-12                 25                     6

            Teens               48                    11

            20s                   54                    12

            30s                   63                    15

            40s                   59                    14

            50s                   51                    12

            60s                   74                    17

            70s                   42                    10

            80s                   14                    3

            90s                   1                      <1

Unknown                    2                   <1

           TOTAL             433                  100

Four Corners reports 1 new COVID-19 related death as of Friday (11/13/2020):

  • A Butler County man in his 70’s, who had been hospitalized.

This brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in the district to 21.  Polk County has had a total of 11 COVID-19 related deaths; Butler County increases to 4.  Seward and York County have each had 3 COVID-19 related deaths.

For questions about COVID-19, please contact Four Corners at 402-362-2621 or visit the website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.

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