Error with covid-19 death being reported in fillmore county


Various websites, including the New York Times and others, have attributed a COVID-related death to Fillmore County, Nebraska.  This is not accurate and likely was an error attributed to us by another county named Fillmore somewhere else in the United States.  The official number of positive cases, as of Wednesday May 13th,  remains at 3 for Fillmore County.  This data, including 3 positive cases and zero deaths, is confirmed by our local public health department, Public Health Solutions, which serves Gage, Jefferson, Saline, Thayer, and Fillmore Counties.