The number of COVID-19 cases in Campbell County continues to rise, with 24 new cases reported since Thursday, per Campbell County Public Health (CCPH). The bulk of the new cases are community-acquired, meaning there is no discernible link to another known case. Only four of the new cases can be traced to contact having been made with a known infected person.
The new cases include 10 females and 14 men ranging in age from 19 and under up to patients in their 60s.
As of Sept. 2, CCPH is monitoring 41 active, lab-confirmed cases and five probables and are monitoring 122 contacts. Of the active lab-confirmed cases, one patient has since been hospitalized. There have been 134 recoveries of lab-confirmed patients along with 22 probables. There has been one death attributed to the virus in the county.
To date, five of the new cases can be linked to the Sturgis Rally, according to CCPH data.