NNPHD Reports 26 Negative COVID-19 Tests, Two Patients Recover

WAYNE – Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department officials received good news going into the weekend with no new COVID-19 cases.

According to a release from NNPHD, 26 negative tests were confirmed along with two more recoveries.

As of Thursday evening, there have been 1,386 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 256 positive cases (Cedar – 13, Dixon – 50, Thurston – 166 and Wayne county – 27) and 1,080 negative tests. Also, two more residents have recovered bringing the total to 127.

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.