WAYNE – For the week ending on Saturday, October 30 the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Health District had another 89 individuals recover from COVID-19 with now 47.25% 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 194, which saw a decrease of 12 from week ending October 23. The positivity percent rate fell from 9.69% to 9.52% in a week. The 194 total is still 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 650 to 620 with 59 tests coming back positive this past week. A decrease in active cases by 31 now lowers the total to 351. Of the overall 49,342 tests reported, 4,900 have tested positive.
NNPHD continues to review and update our data to provide you with the most current and accurate information. Today’s data, including vaccination rates, reflect a correction to the data as well as the use of the newly released 2020 census population estimates.
The active hospitalization category decreased by three to three for a total of 262 hospitalizations. COVID-19 related deaths rose by one now at 66.
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