NNPHD, Wayne State College COVID-19 Updates

WAYNE – As Wayne State College completed their mid-term break last week, they saw another decrease in active positive COVID-19 cases while officials with the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department provided their weekend numbers.

According to a release from NNPHD, there were 11 new COVID-19 positives from the weekend through Monday, March 15.

Of the 3,785 total positives, 3,584 have since recovered while there have been over 28,500 total cumulative negatives and over 32,000 total tests for the NNPHD Health District.

Monday’s report also included new positives since last report/total positives/total number recovered for each county in the health district. Cedar (2/917/881); Dixon (5/654/615); Thurston (3/1,136/1,069) and Wayne (1/1,078/1,019).

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As of Friday, March 11 there were 64 positive cases (increase by two from the week prior) at Wayne State College with five active positive cases (down by seven). Also, a total of 59 individuals returned to campus (up by nine from the week prior).

The numbers provide a snapshot of the total number of positive cases for employees and students, the number of people who have returned to campus and the number of active positive cases. As a reminder, follow all guidelines and requirements regarding the four pillars of hygiene, masks, social distancing and self-screening.

Visit wsc.edu/covid19 to access the COVID-19 2020-21 operating plan at Wayne State College.