March 26, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

March 26, 2021

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

On Friday, March 26, the Four Corners Risk Dial has been reset and increases to 1.83 from the previous week’s 1.38.  For the next week, the dial remains in the Yellow: Moderate COVID-19 Risk Level.  Factors in the increase in the risk dial are primarily the 72% increase in number of new cases over the previous week, and an increased test positivity rate from 4.05% to 6.93%.  Public health recommendations and the COVID-19 dashboard are posted on our website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.

In the past 2 days (March 25-26), there were 18 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District:

  • Seward County added 8 new cases for 1,909 cases total.
  • Butler County increased by 5 cases to a total of 849.
  • York County had 4 new cases for a total of 1,703.
  • Polk County increased by 1 for 578 total cases.

As of March 26, the total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District is 5,039.  There were 90 new cases in the previous 14 days, with 51 of those cases recorded in the past 7 days.

Over the prior 7 days (March 20 – 26), the totals for each county are as follows:

  • Butler County—11
  • Polk County—2
  • Seward County—26
  • York County–12

For cases occurring March 20-26 the age breakdown was:

AGE                 #Cases             %
0-12                     7                   14
Teens                  3                    6
20s                      7                   14
30s                      9                   18
40s                      8                   15
50s                      8                   15
60s                      6                   12
70s                      3                     6
80s                      0                    0
90s                      0                    0
TOTAL               51                 100

In the Four Corners Health District, 6,079 people 18+ years old, or 19.2% of the population have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and 11,681 or 34.5% have received one dose of vaccine.  Broken down by county:

  • Butler County Residents have received 3,656 doses of vaccine
  • Polk County 2,033 doses
  • Seward County 6,160 doses
  • York County 5,911 doses;
  • For a District Total of 17,760 as of Friday, March 26, 2021.

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