Kearney County COVID-19 Update

Two Rivers Public Health Department is reporting new cases of COVID-19 this week, bringing the total district case number to 680. Five of those cases are in Kearney County. Counties in the district are Buffalo, Kearney, Phelps, Franklin, Gosper, Harlan  and  Dawson.

Overall in the State of Nebraska there have been 27,844 tested with 5,910 positive tests and 78 deaths as of press time on Monday, May 4 according to numbers posted by Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website.

Hall County tops all counties in the state with 1,281 confirmed cases followed by Dakota County 937, Douglas 906, Dawson with 549. Counties surrounding Kearney County are Adams with 204, Buffalo 114, Franklin 5 and Phelps 9 and Webster 5. No positive tests in Harlan County.