March 19, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

March 19, 2021

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

On Friday, March 19, the Four Corners Risk Dial has been reset and stays at 1.38.  For the next week, the dial remains 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.

In the past 2 days (March 18-19), there were 17 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District:

  • York County had 8 new cases for a total of 1,690.
  • Seward County added 4 new cases for 1,886 cases total.
  • Polk County had 3 new cases for 576 total cases.
  • Butler County increased by 2 cases to a total of 840.

As of March 19, the total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District is 4,992.  There were 67 new cases in the previous 14 days, with 40 of those cases recorded in the past 7 days.

Over the prior 7 days (March 13 – 19), the totals for each county are as follows:

  • Butler County—7
  • Polk County—5
  • Seward County—11
  • York County–17

For cases occurring March 13-19 the age breakdown was:

AGE                 #Cases            %
0-12                    1                    3
Teens                 2                    5
20s                     7                   17
30s                     5                   12
40s                     3                    7
50s                   10                   25
60s                     9                   22
70s                     1                     3
80s                     1                     3
90s                     1                     3
TOTAL              40                 100

The Four Corners Health District will be completing Phase 1B of COVID vaccinations in the upcoming week (March 22-28) and transitioning into Phase 2 of vaccinations.

For questions about the local situation regarding the COVID-19 virus or vaccinations, please contact Four Corners at 402-362-2621 or visit the website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.  We urge everyone in our Four Corners District to register to be vaccinated against COVID at vaccinate.ne.gov.