Bates County Three New Positive Cases of Covid-19

The Bates County Health Center has confirmed three new positive cases of COVID-19 in Bates County. 

The new cases include a male in his 70’s from Amsterdam, a female in her 60’s from Amoret and a female in her 80’s from Butler.  These new cases bring the total number of confirmed positive cases in Bate County to 10—3 active, 6 resolved and unfortunately one individual passed away.

Bates County Health Center is working to identify and contact any individual that may have come in contact with any of these individuals which may have put them at risk and will monitor them for any signs and symptoms of illness.

Individuals should continue to practice social distancing, clean/disinfect any high touched surfaces, wash their hands with soap and water routinely, use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available and avoid touching your face (especially eyes, nose & mouth).  It is up to each and everyone of us to stop the spread of this disease!