Burt County reports first positive COVID-19 case

The first confirmed case of COVID-19 has been announced in Burt County.
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Burt County announced Thursday night the first confirmed case of COVID-19.

The case is a woman in her 70s with recent travel history. The Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department initiated the contact investigation. All those in the woman’s household are self-quarantined.

The ELVPHD advises the public that one public point of exposure was noted with this confirmed case. Anyone with a commonplace and time
exposure should self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms through April 14th:

  • Tekamah Dollar General April 1st, 2020 Approximately 11:00 A.M.

Anyone with symptoms should contact his/her healthcare provider for directions. This confirmed case brings the ELVPHD health district total to ten confirmed cases.

A total of 333 tests have been conducted in the district, with 289 being negative and an additional 34 tests pending at this
time.

There have been two COVID-19 deaths in the district—both in Madison County.

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