LBPHD COVID-19 Update: 16 New Cases, One Death Since Friday; Blaine County Has First Positive

LBPHD: Sixteen new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Friday.

The cases were reported from:
Valley (9) – community spread, contact with known positive
Greeley (2) – community spread, contact with known positive
Custer (1) – community spread
Blaine (1) – community spread
Howard (1) – contact with known positive
Garfield (1) – community spread
Loup (1) – community spread

All known close contacts have been asked to quarantine.

Six new recoveries have also been reported from Sherman (3), Howard (2), and Garfield (1) counties.

LBPHD is also reporting the 11th COVID-19 related death, a resident of Sherman County.

District Totals: Positives 290Recovered 231Deaths 11/ Negative Tests: 4804

Blaine: 1/0/0
Custer: 84/74/4
Garfield: 8/6/0
Greeley: 27/16/0
Howard: 97/82/5
Loup: 4/3/0
Sherman: 28/24/2
Valley: 40/25/0
Wheeler: 1/1/0