Harvey County confirms six new cases of COVID-19

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The Harvey County Health Department has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in Harvey County. The confirmed cases include:

  • A female in her 60s. This case is under investigation.
  • A female in her 50s. She is a close contact of a known active case.
  • A female in her 20s. This case is under investigation.
  • A female between 10-and-19 years old. She is a close contact of a known active case.
  • A female between 10-and-19 years old. This case is under investigation.
  • A male in his 40s. This case is under investigation.

All individuals are in home isolation. The Health Department will regularly monitor the health of the individuals, as well as follow up on all close contacts.

Harvey County has had 108 COVID-19 cases to date, including 104 confirmed and four probable cases. There are 33 known active cases in Harvey County. One individual remains hospitalized.

There have been 2,686 tests for COVID-19 conducted in Harvey County.

As of today, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed 21,965 cases of COVID-19 in the state to date. The KDHE reported 249,353 completed tests in Kansas.

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