KEARNEY — Two Rivers Public Health Department reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 in its seven-county region on Thursday.
Buffalo County had the most new cases with 22 reported. Phelps County was second with nine COVID-10 cases.
Dawson and Franklin counties each had two new cases, while Gosper, Harlan and Kearney County each had one.
As of this morning, CHI Health Good Samaritan had eight COVID-19 patients and Kearney Regional Medical Center had five.
Since March 20, Two Rivers has had 3,196 cases of COVID-19. Of those, 2,195 are no longer symptomatic. Status of the other 1,001 cases cannot be confirmed, Two Rivers said. Latest totals are:
Total cases so far:
- Buffalo: 1,452
- Dawson: 1,157
- Kearney: 223
- Phelps: 208
- Franklin: 64
- Gosper: 52
- Harlan: 40
The state now has had 55,428 cases of COVID-19 and 535 deaths, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. It reported 961 new cases Thursday.
Free COVID-19 tests can be arranged locally through TestNebraska.com. As COVID-19 cases rise, Two Rivers reminds people to wear face masks, wash their hands often and practice social distancing.
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