August 11, 2021 COVID-19 Press Release

 

 

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Pete Rogers – Phillips County Public Health Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                           August 11, 2021

1 New Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus in Phillips County

Phillips County – The Phillips County Health Department was notified on August 11, 2021 of 1 new positive case of the novel coronavirus in Phillips County.  The sample will be sent in to the KDHE lab for variant testing.  The results will be released upon receipt.  With the re-emergence of the virus and the emergence of the Delta variant in Phillips County, we encourage everyone to stay ever vigilant.  As a reminder, testing and vaccinations remain available to those wanting either.

1 male in his 60s 

 

Community and overall:

Active 4

Probable 32, 32 of these have resolved

Resolved 667

Deaths 19

Totaling 690 positive cases since March 2020

 

Phillips County residents can stay informed by visiting:

www.phillipscountyks.orgwww.kdheks.gov/coronavirus or http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

 

For general information, you may contact the EOC at 785-540-4262.

 

Pete Rogers

Phillips County Health Officer

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