Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Confirms One Additional Case, Health District Up To 25

WAYNE – One more positive COVID-19 case has been reported in the health district of Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department.

According to a release from NNPHD, a COVID-19 case was confirmed in Dixon county. The patient is a male under the age of 20. The public health investigation has begun to find close contacts to ensure quarantine and isolation measures are being taken. The source of the infection has been identified.

As of Sunday evening, there have been 265 COVID-19 tests reported for people living in the NNPHD Health District of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne counties. The results of these tests include 25 positive cases (Cedar – 4, Dixon – 13, Thurston – 6 and Wayne county – 2), 212 negatives and 28 tests currently pending results.

You can stay up to date with the Coronavirus situation on the CDC website at 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 am to 8 pm, seven days per week, 402-552-6645. Follow NNPHD on Facebook to get the latest local testing numbers and results; additional information can be found on our website including the new Directed Health Measures for this area, visit


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