The Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department announced five new cases today (Thursday, May 7), including three new ones in Thurston County to bring the total here to nine.

So far, there have been 338 tests reported for people living in the health district that comprises Thurston, Cedar, Dixon and Wayne Counties. There are 39 positive tests total with the following breakdown: Cedar 5, Dixon 15, Thurston 9 and Wayne 2). There are 39 tests currently pending results.