Local health reports two new cases — one each in Huerfano and Las Animas

Public Health has confirmed two new positive COVID-19 cases Sept. 24, bringing the total Las Animas County case count to 27 with 6 active cases and Huerfano County case count to 20 with 11 active cases. The case in Las Animas is a female in her 60’s who was symptomatic and is currently isolating. The Huerfano County case is a male in his 40’s who is asymptomatic and is currently isolating. Close contacts have been notified. He is an employee of the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center. (See related story).