HASTINGS — The South Heartland District Health Department reported two additional cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday.
One individual is a male in his 40s who is currently hospitalized and in isolation in Adams County. The other individual is a male in his 50s who is a Colorado resident who spent time in Adams County. He is currently hospitalized and in isolation in Adams County, but will be counted in his home state as is standard epidemiological practice.
SHDHD has initiated a contact investigation to identify people who may have been exposed to prevent further spread. All close contacts will be notified, asked to self-quarantine at home and be actively monitored twice daily by SHDHD for fever and respiratory symptoms.