More COVID-19 In Area

The Public Health Solutions (PHS) provides a report of new confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the PHS district each week. For the week of September 2 through 9, four new cases were identified in Jefferson County. This is in addition to the three new cases the previous week, making seven total confirmed cases for the last 14 days.
In the other PHS counties, there were 21 new cases reported in Gage County, 11 in Saline County, seven in Fillmore and one new case in Thayer County for that same week.
During the reporting week, PHS received 367 lab results. Of these results, a total of 44 were positive, 320 were negative, and three were inconclusive for a one-week positivity rate of 11.99 percent. A cumulative total of 9,802 tests have been administered in the PHS district with an overall testing positivity rate of 10.71 percent.
PHS also reported a COVID-related death in Gage County, a long-term care resident in her 80’s. This is the ninth COVID-related death that has been reported in the PHS district. No further details were available.

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