Nebraska total of positive Covid-19 cases now reaching 42

Nebraska total of positive Covid-19 cases now reaching 42

Saturday, March 21st, the total of over-all positive Nebraska cases of Covid-19, rose to 42, per Nebraska DHHS.  At this time 356 of tests administered have been negative.  The newest of the positive cases are in Lancaster, Buffalo and Douglas Counties.

Individuals adding to the current total include a family member of the previous case in Lancaster County.  The patient is self isolating.  An additional positive test result has been reported in Buffalo County.  A male in his 50s, who is also self isolating.  Douglas County has now reached a total of all Covid-19 cases to 34.  Six additional cases, reported Saturday included 3 individuals male and female all travel based.  Another three, also male and female, ranging in ages, related to those that tested positive after traveling.

At this time, there have not been any additional patients reported in Dodge, Washington, or Saunders Counties.

Please continue to follow recommendations from health officials and the state of Nebraska.