Two Rivers Public Health Department Reporting 242 Total Cases of COVID-19

KEARNEY – The Two Rivers Public Health Department is reporting a total of 242 cases of COVID-19 in their district. There are 131 new cases which includes 127 Dawson County residents, three Buffalo County residents, and one member of Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home.

Two Rivers Public Health Department recommends social distancing and much as possible, only visiting public places when unavoidable,  and using all due caution when venturing into public places at all times.

Buffalo County
  • 2 males in their 40s
  • 1 male in his 50s
  • 1 member of Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home
Dawson County
Males Females
  • 14 in their 20s
  • 23 in their 30s
  • 11 in their 40s
  • 16 in their 50s
  • 7 in their 60s
  • 2 pediatric cases
  • 15 in their 20s
  • 12 in their 30s
  • 13 in their 40s
  • 11 in their 50s
  • 3 in their 60s

Another member at Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home tested positive for COVID-19 on April 19. The facility worked with Two Rivers Public Health Department to complete testing of all teammates and members who may have come into contact with that member. One additional member has tested positive, bringing the total to 4 members positive for COVID-19. Three teammates have tested positive.  These results have been included in daily reporting of district cases to protect the anonymity of members and teammates at the facility, yielding one additional confirmed positive case to report in the district.

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