NNPHD, Wayne State College COVID-19 Updates

WAYNE – As Wayne State College saw a slight increase in active positive COVID-19 cases, officials with the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department provided their weekend numbers.

According to a release from NNPHD, there were eight new COVID-19 positives from the weekend through Monday, March 29.

Of the 3,854 total positives, 3,654 have since recovered while there have been over 30,000 total cumulative negatives and over 34,000 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 (0/925/890); Dixon (2/677/622); Thurston (2/1,150/1,083) and Wayne (4/1,102/1,059).

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As of Friday, March 26 there were 79 positive cases (increase by five from the week prior) at Wayne State College with eight active positive cases (up by one). Also, a total of 71 individuals returned to campus (up by four 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.