North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of four (4) additional cases in the district. One (1) case in Pierce County and one (1) case in Knox County, through case investigation have been deemed due to close contact with a positive case. One (1) case in Rock county and one (1) case in Pierce County, through case investigation have been deemed due to community spread. All close contacts with all cases have been contacted and asked to quarantine.

Moving forward NCDHD will be reporting out recoveries on Tuesday’s. This week NCDHD is pleased to report 13 additional recoveries in the district.

1 – Antelope

3 – Boyd

1 – Cherry

5 – Holt

1 – Pierce

2 – Knox

Additionally, NCDHD regrets to inform the district of the third confirmed death in the district. The resident was from Cherry County. NCDHD staff and administration send our sincerest condolences to the family during this time.

Case count update as of 8/18/2020 at 3:00 PM: 162 Total Cases (TC), 100 Recoveries (R), and 3 Deaths (D). A reminder that Total Case (TC) numbers are represented first, and of those total cases the number of Recovered (R) persons is represented second, and total case related Deaths (D) is represented third.

Antelope: TC: 22, R: 18, D: 1           

Boyd: TC: 8, R: 5                                

Brown: TC: 5, R: 0                             

Cherry: TC: 10, R: 4, D:1                   

Holt: TC: 15, R: 14

Keya Paha: TC:  0

Knox: TC: 46, R: 37

Pierce: TC: 51, R: 18, D:1

Rock: TC: 5, R: 3