LBPHD: Forty five new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Friday.
The cases were reported from:
Custer (23) – community spread (9), contact with a positive (10), travel (1), unknown due to inability to complete investigation (3)
Valley (9) – contact with a positive (9)
Howard (6)- community spread (3), contact with a positive (2), travel (1)
Sherman (2)- community spread (2)
Garfield (2)- community spread (1), unknown due to inability to complete investigation (1)
Loup (2)- contact with a positive (1), travel (1)
Greeley (1)- contact with a positive (1)
All known close contacts have been asked to quarantine.
Thirty eight additional recoveries have also been reported.
LBPHD has also reported its 14th COVID-19 related death, an individual with underlying health conditions from Custer County.
As their staff remains in isolation and quarantine working from separate locations, they appreciate you being flexible with the timeliness of updates.
District Totals: Positives 588/ Recovered 461/ Deaths 14/ Negative Tests: 6110