August 14: Dakota County health officials report 4 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus

DAKOTA CITY, Neb (KCAU) – Health officials in Dakota County, Nebraska have reported four new cases of COVID-19 in the county Friday.

According to the Dakota County Health Department (DCHD), the total number of positive cases is now 1,914.

There were no new deaths, keeping the county total at 42.

The county’s health department said 6,976 of tests came back negative.

Health officials ask people to know the symptoms of COVID-19 and to contact their health care provider should they develop any. Those symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, loss of taste, loss of appetite, loss of smell, and shortness of breath.

They also ask residents to continue social distancing, wearing masks in public, washing hands often, and sanitizing common areas.

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