Three Of Four Counties In NNPHD Health District Confirm Positive COVID-19 Cases

WAYNE – Health officials with the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department reported three new positive cases of confirmed COVID-19.

According to a release from the NNPHD, the patients include two males and one female with ages including 20s, 50s and 70s. They reside in Dixon, Thurston and Wayne county.

As of Saturday evening, there have been 362 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 44 positive cases (Cedar – 5, Dixon – 22, Thurston – 14 and Wayne county – 3), 277 negatives and 41 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 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 including the new Directed Health Measures for northeast Nebraska.