May 22, 2020 2:19 PM

Barton County coronavirus update: 36 cases (20 active)

Posted May 22, 2020 2:19 PM
Barton County reports 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, May 22 at 8 a.m.
Barton County reports 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, May 22 at 8 a.m.

DATE: May 22, 2020 – 8 a.m. CASE INFORMATION TO DATE

Quarantine / Isolation Orders Issued - 358
Quarantine / Isolation Orders Active - 106
Positive Cases - 36
Positive Cases Active - 20
Deaths - 1

GENDER OF POSITIVE CASES
Male - 13
Female - 23

LOCATION AND NUMBER OF POSITIVE CASES
Claflin - 3
Ellinwood - 4
Great Bend - 24
Rural Great Bend - 4
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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