Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

What questions do you have about COVID-19's impact in Nebraska? The NET News team will work to find answers. Click here to see what we've already addressed.

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March 24, 2020
A request for more people to self-quarantine, and reassurances about livestock transmission, were among highlights of Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts' news conference on coronavirus Tuesday.To slow the spread of COVID-19, since mid-February Nebraska... more››

March 24, 2020
Drive-through COVID-19 testing began today in Lincoln and Omaha’s Mayor is working to stop evictions.Latest news & resources: Says to Expect More COVID-19 Cases in NebraskaGovernor Pete Ricketts is now... more››

March 24, 2020
The news has been pretty dark lately, but one Nebraska town is working to create some good news. Latest news & resources:, Nebraska, located in the south central part of the state, is known as the Christmas... more››

March 24, 2020
State officials say they have no plans to delay the upcoming primary election despite concerns about the spread of COVID-19. But some counties are taking extra measures to prepare.Latest news & resources: more››

March 24, 2020
Public health officials in Nebraska are generally giving residents high marks for steps being taken to voluntary efforts to keep people indoors and at a safe distance when out in public.Latest news & resources: more››


Useful Resources

NET is working with media outlets across the state to collect the stories of Nebraskans who have died from COVID. Click to share your loved one’s story with us.
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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