Local man dies of Covid-19, county confirms 14 more cases

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The Harvey County Health Department has confirmed the death of a Harvey County resident
attributed to COVID-19.
The resident, a man in his 70s, had been hospitalized with COVID-19. He died Saturday.
This is the third death of a Harvey County resident with COVID-19. A female in her 30s died
April 9. Her cause of death was defined as acute leukemia. A female in her 50s died April 6. She
was determined probable for COVID-19 because the case met clinical criteria with a
presumptive-positive lab test for blood work, but was negative in nasal swab testing for an
active COVID-19 virus.
Additionally, the Health Department has confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Harvey
County. The confirmed cases include:
 A female in her 20s. This case is under investigation.
 A female in her 20s. This case is under investigation.
 A female in her 20s. This case is under investigation.
 A female in her 20s. This case is under investigation.
 A female in her 20s. She is a close contact of a known active case.
 A female between 10-and-19 years old. This case is under investigation.
 A female between 10-and-19 years old. This case is under investigation.
 A male in his 60s. He is hospitalized. This case is under investigation.
 A male in his 60s. This case is under investigation.
 A male in his 50s. He is a close contact of a known active case. He has already met
recovery criteria.
 A male in his 40s. He is a close contact of a known active case.
 A male in his 30s. He is a close contact of a known active case.
 A male in his 20s. He is a close contact of a known active case.
 A male between 10-and-19 years old. His source of exposure is unknown.
Thirteen of the individuals are in home isolation.
Harvey County has had 95 COVID-19 cases to date, including 91 confirmed and four probable
cases. There are 41 known active cases in Harvey County. Two individuals are hospitalized.
There have been 2,529 tests for COVID-19 conducted in Harvey County.