The Harvey County Health Department has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in Harvey County on June 29, the highest number of cases confirmed in a single day in the county during the pandemic outbreak.


The confirmed cases include:


• A woman in her 40s. She is a close contact of a known active case.


•A woman in her 40s. She is a close contact of a known active case.


• A woman in her 20s. She had previously quarantined as a precaution. She is a close contact in the family unit of a known active case.


• A woman between 10 and 19 years old. She had known out-of-state travel.


• A woman between 10 and 19 years old. She had known out-of-state travel.


• A woman under 10 years old. She had previously quarantined as a precaution. She is a close contact in the family unit of a known active case.


• A man in his 20s. He had previously quarantined as a precaution. He is a close contact in the family unit of a known active case.


• A man in his 20s. He had previously quarantined as a precaution. He is a close contact of a known active case.


According to the Harvey County Health Department, all individuals are in home isolation. Testing in all cases was completed by private labs. The health department will monitor the health of the individuals, as well as follow up on all contacts.


Harvey County has had 40 COVID-19 cases to date, including 36 confirmed and four probable cases. There are 23 known active cases in Harvey County. There are no individuals in Harvey County cases currently hospitalized.


There have been 1,648 tests conducted in Harvey County.