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Two Dawson County women die from COVID-19, Two Rivers reports
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Two Dawson County women die from COVID-19, Two Rivers reports

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KEARNEY – Two Dawson County women died Friday from COVID-19, the Two Rivers Public Health Department reported at noon Monday.

The women, in their 50s and 60s, had been hospitalized. Both had underlying conditions.

Since Friday, 32 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the seven-county Two Rivers region, increasing the total to 873.

New confirmed cases over the weekend include 28 in Dawson County, two in Buffalo County and two in Phelps County. According to Two Rivers, total cases as of 1 p.m. Monday are:

- Dawson County – 720

- Buffalo County– 116

- Phelps County- 13

- Gosper County– 10

- Franklin County-- 7

- Kearney County– 7

- Harlan County– 0

Numbers from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services released at 6:05 p.m. Monday vary slightly. They record 869 cases in Two Rivers, including 121 cases in Buffalo County and 12 in Gosper County, but just 712 cases in Dawson County, and 11 in Phelps County. Differences result from the times results were reported.

Due to limited testing, COVID-19 should be considered widespread throughout the Two Rivers district, regardless of current county totals. For more information, call Two Rivers at 888-669-7154 or visit trphd.org.

The DHHS has a statewide coronavirus (COVID-19) information line. Call 402-552-6645 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. seven days a week.


KEARNEY – Two Dawson County women died Friday from COVID-19, the Two Rivers Public Health Department reported at noon today.

The women, in their 50s and 60s, had been hospitalized. Both had underlying conditions.

Since Friday, 32 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the seven-county Two Rivers region, increasing the total to 873.

New confirmed cases over the weekend include 28 in Dawson County, two in Buffalo County and two in Phelps County. According to Two Rivers, total cases are:

- Dawson County – 720

- Buffalo County– 116

- Phelps County- 13

- Gosper County– 10

- Franklin County-- 7

- Kearney County– 7

- Harlan County– 0

Due to limited testing, COVID-19 should be considered widespread throughout the Two Rivers district, regardless of current county totals. For more information, call Two Rivers at 888-669-7154 or visit trphd.org.

The DHHS has a statewide coronavirus (COVID-19) information line. Call 402-552-6645 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. seven days a week.

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