Two positive cases, one a juvenile reported in NNPHD district Saturday

Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) announced two new positive cases of confirmed COVID-19 in the health district Saturday. As of May 16, there have been 626 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 66 positive cases (Cedar - 6, Dixon - 26, Thurston - 29, and Wayne County - 5), 532 negatives, and 28 tests currently pending results. The new patients live in Dixon and Thurston Counties, a male and a female, the patients are one under age 11 and one in their 50s.

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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