Thurston County COVID-19 Positive Cases Rise By Five

WAYNE – A handful of new COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed for a county within the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Health District.

According to a release from NNPHD, the new patients all reside in Thurston county being two males and three females with ages being 10 and under, 20s, 30s, 40s and 70s.

As of Wednesday afternoon, there have been 1,275 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 234 positive cases (Cedar – 8, Dixon – 44, Thurston – 156 and Wayne county – 26), 995 negatives and 46 tests currently pending results.

Please note that this is “partial data” that may not present a clear assessment of the current status of coronavirus infections in the four-county area. NNPHD does not report recoveries or hospitalizations. However, statewide information on recoveries and hospitalizations is available at 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