3 COVID deaths; case rate declines; COVID Alert downgraded to Advisory
February 17, 2022
Hastings, Neb – In the weekly COVID-19 update on February 15, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) shared information on COVID-19 treatments and reported three additional deaths attributed to COVID-19. The department also reported a continuing decline in positivity and case rate, although both metrics are still indicating high community transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19. Due to the improving metrics, SHDHD downgraded the department’s COVID-19 Alert to a COVID-19 Advisory.
SHDHD executive director Michele Bever said community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 i...