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COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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October 28, 2020
Last updated: 10/28, 8:30pm CTAnalyzing data from federal, state, and local health officials, NET has compiled a comprehensive look at the spread of COVID-19 in Nebraska. This page will be updated with the latest numbers throughout the pandemic. ... more››


October 28, 2020
New cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska have reached a record high again. Health officials confirmed about 6,000 new cases over the past seven days – an average 857 each day.Dr. Renuga Vivekanandan, an infectious disease physician with CHI Health and... more››


October 28, 2020
 President Donald Trump brought his campaign to Omaha Tuesday night, alternating praise for what his administration has done with attacks on Democratic challenger Joe Biden.The president arrived around 8 p.m. and immediately remarked on the... more››


October 27, 2020
A teacher who has COVID-19 says the Lincoln Public School District has failed to protect students and staff members.Cathy Goldman is an early childhood para-educator at Elliott Elementary, which has cancelled in-person preschool classes all week... more››


October 27, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts has said his top priority in responding to COVID-19 is maintaining hospital capacity, but another concern is the growing strain on healthcare workers as the pandemic drags on.Between 25 and 35% of hospital and ICU beds have been... more››


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Analyzing data from federal, state, and local health officials, NET News has compiled a comprehensive look at the spread of COVID-19 in Nebraska, including cases per county, positivity rates, and 7-day rolling average of new... more››
Mientras los casos del coronavirus se siguen propagando por el Medio Oeste, sabemos que hay muchas preguntas acerca del virus -- incluyendo cómo evitar contagiarse. También sabemos que hay mucha información incorrecta acerca del... more››
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: daily updates on COVID-19 from state health officials and access to resources in Nebraska. 
Tells the story of one school district’s transition to remote learning because of COVID-19. This new 30 minute NET Radio documentary is part of the NET “What If…” project on innovation and creativity in Nebraska
The purpose of this FEMA page  is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis, stay informed... more››
As concerns around COVID-19 mount across the state, the everyday lives of Nebraskans are changing in real time: so is the information around COVID-19 itself. We've set up a form for you to ask your questions about the coronavirus... more››
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