April 16, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update; Confirming Another Death

April 16, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update; Confirming Another Death

On Friday, April 16, the Four Corners Risk Dial was reset and sits at 1.68 for the upcoming week.  With a slight increase from the prior week’s 1.52, the dial is set in the Yellow: Moderate COVID-19 Risk Level.  Public health recommendations and the COVID-19 dashboard are posted on our website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.

Another death has been confirmed as COVID-19 related:  a Seward County man in his 80’s, who had been hospitalized.  The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the Four Corners District is now at 75.  Seward County increases to 32; Polk County is at 18; York County 13; Butler County 12.

In the past 2 days (April 15-16), there were 14 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District:

  • Seward County had 11 new cases to reach 1,971 cases total.
  • York County had 1 new case for 1,717 total cases.
  • Butler County had 1 new case for 853 total.
  • Polk County added 1 new case for 584 total cases.

As of April 16, the total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District is 5,125. There were 61 new cases in the previous 14 days, with 41 of those cases recorded in the past 7 days.

Over the prior 7 days (April 10 – 16), the totals for each county are as follows:

  • Butler County—2
  • Polk County—2
  • Seward County—29
  • York County–8

For cases occurring April 10 – 16, the age breakdown was:

AGE                 #Cases             %
0-12                   2                     5
Teens                 3                    7
20s                    17                  42
30s                     9                   22
40s                     3                    7
50s                     3                    7
60s                     1                    2
70s                     2                    5
80s                     1                    2
90s                    0                    0
100+                   0                    0
TOTAL              41                 100

All Four Corners residents age 18+ are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination at the District’s designated vaccination sites.  Appointments to schedule a vaccine locally are being added each week on the state’s vaccine registration system at vaccinate.ne.gov .  After registering on the site, it is important to check your email often because your invitation to schedule a vaccine will be sent to you over email.  If you have any questions about this process, please call Four Corners at 402-362-2621.

For any questions, please contact Four Corners at 402-362-2621 or visit the website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.