NNPHD COVID-19 Positive Cases Remain Steady At 225, Testing Surpasses 1,240

WAYNE – For the first time since the beginning of the month., new COVID-19 positive cases stayed quiet in the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Health District.

According to a release from NNPHD, no new cases were reported.

As of Monday afternoon, there have been 1,246 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 225 positive cases (Cedar – 8, Dixon – 43, Thurston – 148 and Wayne county – 26), 983 negatives and 38 tests currently pending results.

As far as any cases, when NNPHD releases someone from isolation the health department no longer follows them to see how they are doing as the report from the health department does not include number of hospitalizations or recoveries.

You can stay up to date with the Coronavirus situation on the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/. Nebraska DHHS has a COVID-19 call in line where you can get your questions answered about the virus. The phone line operates from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week at 402-552-6645. Follow NNPHD on Facebook to get the latest local testing numbers and results as additional information can be found on www.nnphd.org including the June Directed Health Measures for northeast Nebraska.