COVID case count spikes

A two-week spike in both the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hamilton County as well as the percentage of positive test results locally is causing concern with the Central District Health Department, particularly at a time when health and school officials are working together to establish policies and protocols so that classes can resume soon as scheduled.
Teresa Anderson, executive director with the CDHD, reported Monday in a phone interview from Grand Island that numbers are rising throughout the three-county district. Hamilton County, in particular, had 55 confirmed cases for a prolonged period, but rose quickly in the past few weeks to 88 cases as of Monday, while the number of deaths remained at 13.

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