New COVID-19 Case in Wayne County Confirmed Tuesday Evening

Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) reported one new confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in the health district Tuesday. The patient is a woman in her 20s living in Wayne County.

As of May 19, there have been 713 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 70 positive cases (Cedar - 6, Dixon - 27, Thurston - 31, and Wayne County - 6), 608 negatives, and 35 tests currently pending results.

Stay up to date with the Coronavirus situation on the CDC website at Nebraska DHHS has a COVID-19 call-in line where members of the public can get their questions answered about the virus. The phone line operates from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week. To access the line, call (402) 552-6645. Follow NNPHD on Facebook to get the latest local testing numbers and results or visit their website for local updates on

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