Osage County confirms 9th COVID-19 case

LYNDON, Kan. – Osage County Commissioner Ken Kuykendall announced Osage County’s latest COVID-19 case at the weekly commission meeting this morning. The latest case is the ninth for the county. Kuykendall said two current cases in the county were connected to out-of-county outbreaks and the patients contracted the disease at their out-of-county workplaces.

The Osage County Health Department later reported on social media the newest case is a 42-year-old male who lives in the southern part of Osage County. The health department post said the case had been linked to a known outbreak in Lyon County, and health department staff has contacted people in direct contact of the patient, who is being monitored.

OCHD reports as of today, June 8, 2020, the county has 10 people under quarantine order, two positive cases, seven people recovered, and 538 negative test results.

See related story: Osage County confirms 8th COVID-19 case; 7 recovered

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