NNPHD Reports 18 Negative Tests, One More COVID-19 Recovery

WAYNE – Following a weekend of near double digit COVID-19 positive cases, health officials with the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department are reporting no new cases.

According to a release from NNPHD, 18 residents tested negative while one more person recovered from the coronavirus.

As of Tuesday evening, there have been 1,448 COVID-19 tests reported for people living in the NNPHD Health District of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne counties. The results of these tests remain at 265 positive cases (Cedar – 17, Dixon – 53, Thurston – 168 and Wayne county – 27) and 1,121 negative tests. With one more person recovering, there have now been 148 recoveries.

NNPHD Health officials are also working on a reporting process for hospitalizations and deaths.

Statewide information on recoveries and hospitalizations can be found 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.