SEDHD COVID-19 cases now at 98
The Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD) has confirmed seven additional
cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the district.
The additional cases include:
A male in his 20s who lives in Nemaha County
A female in her 40s who lives in Otoe County
A male in his teens who lives in Otoe County
A male in his 20s who lives in Otoe County
A female in her 50s who lives in Pawnee County
A female in her 40s who lives in Richardson County
A female in her 20s who lives in Richardson County
All identified close contacts will be asked to self-quarantine. Individuals with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should self-isolate to avoid transmitting the virus to others. COVID-19 symptoms include cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell. In many cases, a person will have more than one of these symptoms.
As of July 31, the total cumulative confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the district is 98. Case counts by county are:
Otoe – 41
Richardson – 20
Nemaha – 19
Johnson – 11
Pawnee – 7
SEDHD reviews all reported test results as soon as they become available and will continue to report county totals to most accurately reflect current cumulative case numbers in the district.