NNPHD reports one new case in district
Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) a new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Dixon County on Sunday. As of May 17, there have been 656 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 67 positive cases (Cedar - 6, Dixon - 27, Thurston - 29, and Wayne County - 5), 564 negatives, and 25 tests currently pending results. The new patient is a male in his 20s.
Stay up to date with the Coronavirus situation on the CDC website at cdc.gov/. 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 nnphd.org.