HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) Three counties reported new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Saturday.

The Panhandle Public Health District reported Box Butte County’s first case of COVID-19. The Box Butte County case is a female in her 70s who has been isolating in her home since April 3. This case is travel-related.

The Northeast Nebraska Public Health District reported Wayne County’s first case of COVID-19, a male in his 70s who has been isolating at home since before symptoms started.

The Northeast Nebraska Public Health District also reported a first case in Pierce County.

The Loup Basin Public Health Department (LBPHD) confirmed nine additional cases at a long-term care facility in Custer

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