Dixon County Adds One New COVID-19 Positive Case, NNPHD Health District Reports 18 Negatives

WAYNE – COVID-19 negative tests surpassed the 1,000-mark Thursday while one new positive case was confirmed in the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department.

According to a release from NNPHD, the new patient is a male in his 50s from Dixon county as 18 negative tests were also reported on the day.

As of Thursday afternoon, there have been 1,289 COVID-19 tests reported for people living in the NNPHD Health District of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne counties. The results of these tests are 235 positive cases (Cedar – 8, Dixon – 45, Thurston – 156 and Wayne county – 26), 1,013 negatives and 41 tests currently pending results.

Please note that this is “partial data” that may not present a clear assessment of the current status of coronavirus infections in the four-county area. NNPHD does not report recoveries or hospitalizations. However, statewide information on recoveries and hospitalizations is available at www.dhhs.ne.gov. Click on ‘VIEW’ of the Statewide Case Map and then select the appropriate tab below the map. Also, make sure to check the Covid-19 Resource page on waynedailynews.com.