WAYNE – Due to the end of the state-declared public health emergency, public health officials are now required to change the way COVID-19 data is reported as of Wednesday, July 28.
According to a release from the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department, case data will now be reported at the district level rather than by county.
For week 29 from Sunday, July 18 – Saturday, July 24, 40.84% of the NNPHD Health District are fully vaccinated. Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne counties make up the health district.
There were 64 active cases as of last week with 3,947 of the 4,064 recovered in the NNPHD Health District. Of the 221 cumulative hospitalizations, one was active with overall deaths remaining the same of 53.
Total positives tests reported by week ending July 24 were 26 of the 117 total tests. NNPHD also reports a seven-day rolling average based on per 100,000 being 12 in the health district with five cases per 100,000 being low transmission.
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