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Barton County records 23rd COVID-19 case
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Barton County reported its 23rd positive case of COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon. This was a male from the City of Great Bend, county Public Information Officer Donna Zimmerman said.


Of the 23 cases, 11 remain in isolation or quarantine, the remaining have resulted in sufficient symptom recovery to be released.

The breakdown of gender is as follows:

• Male - seven

• Female - 16

The breakdown of residence is as follows:

• Claflin - three

• Ellinwood - four

• Great Bend - 14

• Rural Great Bend - one

• Rural northeast corner of county - one

The county has issued 236 isolation/quarantine orders. Of those, 88 are still active.