Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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October 9, 2020
In remembrance of the lives lost due to COVID-19, University of Nebraska Omaha will ring the carillon bells tomorrow, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m.UNO Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey Gold hopes people will take a moment of silence to reflect during the 10 minutes of... more››

October 9, 2020
As of Friday, Oct. 9, four new staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 in Centennial Park Retirement Village in North Platte. A spokesperson says no new cases were found among residents.Shannon Vanderheiden is the executive director of the... more››

October 8, 2020
University of Nebraska President Ted Carter says he has no regrets about returning to in-person instruction this fall.So far, 844 COVID-19 cases have been identified at UNL, and 169 cases at UNO.Carter says they expected to have positive cases,... more››

October 8, 2020
The mayor of Hastings, Nebraska is currently recovering from COVID-19. He and his family recently ended their quarantine, and now say they want Nebraskans to take COVID-19 more seriously.In mid-September, Hastings Mayor Corey Stutte had a sore... more››

October 7, 2020
Thirty-seven residents and eight staff members are diagnosed with COVID-19 after an outbreak at Centennial Park Retirement Village in North Platte. According to a spokesperson’s statement, four residents have died due to complications related to... 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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