MADISON – The latest positive case of COVID-19 has been found in northeast Nebraska Monday evening.
According to a release from the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department, a Madison county woman in her 30s with underlying medical conditions has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been self-isolating since March 18.
Health officials with the ELVPHD also recommended school campus closure for the remainder of the school year for ESU 2 (Burt, Cuming, Dodge and Saunders counties) and ESU 8 (Antelope, Boyd, Holt, Madison, Pierce, Stanton and Wheeler counties).
As of Monday evening, the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department service area has produced 64 tests from their four counties of Burt, Cuming, Stanton and Madison along with others tested from outside the district or pending information.
Madison county had 36 residents tested with the one positive case, 25 negative tests and 10 more pending. Burt county had four negative tests with one pending, Cuming county had two negative tests with three more pending and Stanton county saw two negative tests. There were also 16 others tested producing 12 negative tests and four pending.
More information will be provided by the ELVPHD today.
Contact the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. by calling 402-529-2233 or visiting www.elvphd.org. The after-hours number to call is 402-841-8110.