AUBURN - The Southeast District Health Department has moved its COVID-19 risk dial to red, the most severe zone.

The dial is moved to red in Nemaha, Otoe and Richardson counties.

The health district had listed risk factors at 2.3 last week, but that has risen to 2.8.

In October the risk dial was at 2.1.

Schools will remain in orange protocols for the time being.

 The Southeast District Covid-19 dashboard, shows 742 cases in the past 30 days.