December 11, 2020— Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates:  Latest Cases, Data and Additional Deaths

December 11, 2020

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates:  Latest Cases, Data and Additional Deaths

As of Friday, December 11, the Four Corners Risk Dial remains in the Red Severe COVID-19 Risk Level at 3.06.  At this time, Four Corners strongly urges our communities to Avoid the 3 C’s:  Crowded Places, Close Contact and Confined Spaces.  Remember to wash your hands often and wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth.  Public health recommendations and the COVID-19 dashboard are posted on our website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.

In the past 2 days, there have been 68 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Four Corners District (December 10-11):

  • Seward County had 35 new cases for a total of 1,427.
  • York County had 27 new cases for a total of 1,258.
  • Butler County added 4 new cases for 689 total cases.
  • Polk County had 2 new cases for 445 cases total.

The total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District is 3,819.  There have been 561 new cases in the past 14 days, with 246 of those cases recorded in the past 7 days.

Over the past week (7 days), the totals for each county are as follows:

  • Butler County—35
  • Polk County—16
  • Seward County—99
  • York County–96

In the past 7 days, the age breakdown of the cases is:

AGE                 #Cases             %
0-12                 14                     6
Teens               24                   10
20s                   37                   15
30s                   43                   17
40s                   27                   11
50s                   33                   13
60s                   30                   12
70s                   16                     7
80s                   13                     5
90s                   8                       3
100+                 1                      <1
TOTAL             246                100

Another 6 COVID-19 related deaths have been confirmed in the Four Corners District:

  • A Seward County woman in her 80’s, who had been under medical care
  • A Seward County man in his 70’s, who had been under medical care
  • A Butler County woman in her 90’s, who had been hospitalized
  • A Seward County woman in her 70’s, who had been hospitalized
  • A Seward County woman in her 60’s, who had been hospitalized; and
  • A Butler County woman in her 60’s, who had been hospitalized.

With this information, Butler and Seward counties add to their cumulative totals of COVID-19 related deaths.  Each county’s totals now stand at:

  • Butler—10
  • Polk—15
  • Seward—19
  • York—9
  • District total—53

For questions about COVID-19, please contact Four Corners at 402-362-2621 or visit the website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.