May 20, 2020 8:00 PM

Barton County coronavirus update: 32 cases reported (17 active)

Posted May 20, 2020 8:00 PM

DATE: May 20, 2020 – 3:00 pm CASE INFORMATION TO DATE
Quarantine / Isolation Orders Issued - 300
Quarantine / Isolation Orders Active - 71
Positive Cases - 32
Positive Cases Active - 17
Deaths - 1

GENDER OF POSITIVE CASES
Male - 11
Female - 21

LOCATION AND NUMBER OF POSITIVE CASES
Claflin - 3
Ellinwood - 4
Great Bend - 23
Rural Great Bend - 1
Rural NE corner of County - 1

The Barton County Health Department (BCHD) continues to identify close contacts of the individuals of each positive case. Close contact is defined as being within 6 feet for a prolonged period (10 minutes or longer) or having direct contact with infectious secretions. BCHD will actively monitor the close contacts for 14 days for symptoms. The public can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing and infection control.

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