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Five cases reported Thursday
covid-19 Barton

Barton County Public Information Officer Donna Zimmerman announced Thursday afternoon that five additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the county. These involved three males and two females, all residing in Hoisington.

This brings the county total to 131 positive cases -- 61 males and 70 females. There have been 131 positive cases to date and 35 of those are active. There have been three deaths related to COVID-19.

The county has issued 1,206 quarantine or isolation orders and 247 of those are active.

Location (by residence) and number of cases:

Claflin - 3

Ellinwood - 14

Great Bend - 72

Hoisington - 27

Olmitz - 1

Rural County - 14