North Central District Health Department NDN

O’NEILL — The North Central District Health Department announced Monday afternoon that it was been made aware of 50 new COVID-19 cases in the eight-county district since the last reporting on Thursday.

That figure is lower than many of the previous reports, but up from 17 cases on last Monday.

NCDHD also regrets to report the COVID-19 death of a Knox County woman in her 90s. The NCDHD Test Nebraska COVID-19 testing clinic in Bassett has been canceled on Tuesday, Jan. 26, because of weather concerns.

In other news

STANTON — A 43-year-old Stanton woman was contacted during a traffic stop near Stanton early Saturday and arrested for a variety of drug felonies.

YANKTON — The road that crosses Gavins Point Dam, also known as Crest Road, will be closed Monday, March 1, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. for maintenance. People are asked to take alternate routes during the closure.