North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of eight additional cases in the district. Three cases in Cherry County have been identified, through case investigations, to be due from close contact with positive cases. Five cases in the district have been identified through case investigations, to be due to community spread: one case in Cherry County, two cases in Knox County, one case in Rock County, and one case in Holt County.  All close contacts with these cases have been identified and asked to quarantine.

Case count update as of 8/27/2020 at 3:00 PM: 227 Total Cases (TC), 107 Recoveries (R), and 6 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: 25, R: 18, D: 1           

Boyd: TC: 10, R: 7                              

Brown: TC: 6, R: 0                              

Cherry: TC: 23, R: 5, D:1                   

Holt: TC: 22, R: 15

Keya Paha: TC: 1, R: 0

Knox: TC: 69, R: 38

Pierce: TC: 63, R: 21, D:4

Rock: TC: 8, R: 3