North Central District Health Department

O'NEILL - There are 28 new COVID-19 cases in the North Central District Health Department since Friday.

According to the department, there are eight in Pierce, three in Holt, one in Rock, four in Knox, two in Antelope, five in Cherry, and two in Brown Counties.

There have also been 47 recoveries since last week’s recovery report.

The most were in Knox County with 15 and Pierce County with 14.

In other news

LINCOLN - A month or so ago it was announced temporary housing would be made available to health care workers that tested positive for the coronavirus so they wouldn’t have to go home and get their family sick. Now the same thing is being done for teachers.

NORFOLK - A national memorandum of understanding has been signed to benefit nine Midwest community college’s students including Northeast Community College and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Area United Way’s 2021 general campaign is underway and the need is there as stated in this year’s theme…”It is going to take all of us. United We Fight. United We Win!”