August 31: 25 news COVID-19 cases in Dakota County over the weekend


DAKOTA CITY, Neb (KCAU) – Health officials in Dakota County have reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 in the county Monday.

The Dakota County Health Department (DCHD) doesn’t report COVID-19 testing numbers on Saturdays or Sundays.

According to the DCHD, the total number of positive cases is now 1,984.

There were no new deaths, keeping the county total at 42.

The county’s health department said there are 7,710 negative tests.

Health officials ask people to know the COVID-19 symptoms and to contact their health care provider should they develop any. Those symptoms fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, loss of taste, loss of appetite, loss of smell, and shortness of breath.

They also ask residents to continue social distancing, wearing masks in public, washing hands often and sanitizing common areas.

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