NNPHD COVID-19 Weekly Report Ending November 6

WAYNE – For the week ending on Saturday, November 6 the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Health District had another 121 individuals recover from COVID-19 with now 47.93% of the District being fully vaccinated.

According to a release from NNPHD, cases per 100,000 for a seven-day reporting period were listed at 401, which saw an increase of 207 from week ending October 30. The positivity percent rate rose from 9.52% to 28.71% in a week. The 401 total is considered a high transmission level according to NNPHD which is 100 or more cases per 100,000. Substantial is between 50 – 99.99; moderate is 10 – 49.99 and low transmission is considered less than 10.

The Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Health District is made up of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne counties.

Testing fell from 620 to 425 with 122 tests coming back positive this past week. An increase in active cases by four now brings the total to 355. Of the overall 49,776 tests reported, 5,025 have tested positive.

The active hospitalization category rose by three to six for a total of 267 hospitalizations. COVID-19 related deaths remained at 66.

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