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Dakota County reports 3 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (KTIV) -- Health officials in Dakota County, Nebraska have confirmed three new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's total to 1,579.

As of May 21 the Dakota County Health Department has confirmed 17 COVID-19 deaths in the county. No additional deaths were reported on Thursday.

The Dakota County Health Department is urging Nebraskans to follow the "Six Rules to Keep Nebraska Healthy."

  1. Stay home. No non-essential errands and no social gatherings. Respect the ten-person limits.
  2. Socially distance your work. Work from home or use the six-foot rule as much as possible in the workplace.
  3. Shop alone. Do this only once a week and do not take your family with you.
  4. Help kids social distance. Play at home, no group sports and no playgrounds.
  5. Help seniors stay at home. This can be done by shopping for them. Do not visit long-term facilities.
  6. Exercise daily. Do your best to stay as healthy and safe as you can.

For the latest COVID-19 information in Nebraska, click here.

Dean Welte

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