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Health officials continue to urge kindness and "good behavior" amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. PPHD officials report coronavirus patients receiving threats and other issues as safety measures are taken in the community. “We don’t want our kiddos to see this behavior."

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Three new cases of Covid-19 were announced on Friday, along with the results of a recent broadband survey conducted by Unified Command.

Two cases, a man in his 30s in Cheyenne County and a teenage male in Scotts Bluff County were determined to be close contacts. A teen male who tested positive in Dawes County was determined to be a case of community spread.

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Panhandle Public Health District reports 18 new COVID-19 cases in Scotts Bluff county since Friday, with five cases reported on Monday, including four positive cases located in Scotts Bluff County and one positive case in Garden County. The total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Panhandle is 141.

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Authorities were called to the Rebecca Winters crossing on Highway 26 and South Beltline at 7:34 a.m. to a report of a semi vs. train collision. According to a Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office press release, the driver of asemi, Bill Searle, 68, of Ft. Laramie, Wyoming, was northbound on South Beltline. As Searle approached Highway 26, his brakes failed and he swerved into another lane to avoid hitting vehicles that were stopped for a westbound train. The semi struck the crossing arm and the train.

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