3RPHD COVID-19 Update: 1,226 New Cases in Last 14 Days

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Three Rivers Public Health Department (3RPHD), which serves the counties of Dodge, Saunders, and Washington counties, is continuing to see cases within the health district.

“We continue to see large increases in COVID-19 cases. In the past seven days, we have had 682 new cases and 1,226 new cases in the last 14 days. Please stay home when you are sick or if you have been tested. It is also important to wear a mask anytime you are out in the public—we know that masking does work.” said Terra Uhing, Executive Director at Three Rivers Public Health Department.

As a reminder, there is testing available through Test Nebraska all over the state of Nebraska. Visit https://www.testnebraska.com/en to get scheduled for a COVID-19 test. There is no cost for this test through Test Nebraska.

Sadly, 3RPHD is reporting four new COVID-19 related deaths.

Three Dodge County men that were in their 90s, 80s, and 70s with underlying health conditions and a Washington County man in his 80s with underlying health conditions.

This brings our total death count to 33 deaths in Dodge County, 7 deaths in Saunders, and 11 deaths in Washington County for a total of 51 deaths in the 3RPHD health district.

 

More Information about COVID-19

3RPHD updates the community risk dials each Wednesday, and the 3RPHD Data Dashboard is updated each weekday. Visit www.threeriverspublichealth.org to view the dashboard and risk dials. 

For questions or more information about COVID-19, please call Three Rivers at 402-727-5396, email info@3rphd.org or visit www.threeriverspublichealth.org

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