As of 9 a.m. Thursday morning, the City-Cowley County Health Department is reporting two new COVID-19 cases in Cowley County in the past 24 hours.

There have since been 30 overall positive cases of COVID-19 in Cowley County since the pandemic began, and 26 of those cases remain active. Cowley County has only seen one virus-related death. There have been 1,024 tests performed locally.

City-Cowley County Health Department wants to remind people to WASH YOUR HANDS. It’s one of the simplest things you can do to protect yourself and others not only from the coronavirus illness, but a myriad of other illnesses. Don’t forget to wash them!