UPDATE  4/10/2020:   Statewide COVID-19 Deaths Reaches 15

(KFOR NEWS  April 10, 2020)    One new death related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Wednesday, bringing the state’s total death toll to 15.

Douglas County announced its sixth death, a woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions – https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/latest-news.

Burt County reported its first COVID-19 case, a woman in her 70s with travel history – https://www.facebook.com/elvphd/photos/a.636279489787003/2941280055953590/?type=3&theater.

Polk County also reported its first COVID-19 case, a woman in her 40s who is self-isolating at home. Her case is under investigation –https://www.facebook.com/Polk-County-Health-Department-138669022826896/.

As of Thursday night, Nebraska’s case total was 577.  DHHS launched a new data dashboard that provides daily updates to the state’s COVID-19 case totals. You can find it at http://dhhs.ne.gov/coronavirus.

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