By Melanie Wilkinson, Managing Editor
YORK – Three COVID-related deaths had been just lately confirmed within the 4 Corners Well being District, in accordance with well being officers.
One was that of a Polk County man in his 80s who had been hospitalized.
One other was that of a Seward County man, additionally in his 80s, who had been hospitalized.
And the third was from a Seward County girl, additionally in her 80s, who had been underneath medical care.
These newest deaths carry the well being district’s cumulative whole of COVID-related deaths to 58. York County has had 10, Butler County has had 10, Seward County has had 22 and Polk County has had 16 .
In the meantime, the well being district threat indicator stays within the orange class, “excessive threat,” at a ranking of two.38. That is the identical as per week in the past, and an enchancment over the place it had been for over a month earlier than when it was within the purple class.
Well being district officers are reporting 45 new circumstances of COVID-19 within the well being district between December 31 and January 1.
York County had 13 new circumstances, bringing the cumulative whole right here to 1,386.
Seward County had 23 new circumstances, bringing the cumulative whole there to 1,635.
Polk County had six new circumstances, bringing the cumulative whole to 474.