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Area COVID Rate Rises Again

After several months of low COVID-19 infection rates, the Public Health Solutions (PHS) district has seen an uptick in cases over the last two weeks. According to data from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), there have been 71 cases reported in the last 14 days and 38 reinfection cases.The PHS district includes Jefferson, Thayer, Saline, Fillmore and Gage counties. Until recently, the DHHS Respiratory Illness Dashboard broke out data by county. Now, however, the data is only available by health district, meaning it does not indicate how many cases have been identified per county.Currently, DHHS data indicates 58 per...


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