Delta variant found in South Heartland district
Delta Variant case confirmed by SHDHD
July 22, 2021
South Heartland District Health Department has confirmed the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant of COVID-19 virus within the health district, which encompasses Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster counties in south central Nebraska. The variant results were confirmed in a previously reported case who was not vaccinated against COVID-19.
The highly transmissible Delta variant has been associated with outbreaks in Nebraska and is now making up the majority of cases nationwide.
South Heartland staff continue to investigate COVID-19 cases, as they have since the first local case was identified in Mar...