Additional COVID-19 cases identified across five NE counties

Posted at 9:37 PM, Mar 23, 2020

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) — 3/24/20 update:

The Sarpy/Cass County Health Department announced Tuesday that of the four cases announced Monday, three are travel related and one is community spread.

Original story:

Additional cases of coronavirus were identified in Washington, Madison, Sarpy, Cass and Douglas counties on Monday.

According to the Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS), there are now 61 cases statewide.

New cases include the following:

DHHS said investigations are underway to identify those who came into close contact with the individuals.

All close contacts identified will self-quarantine and be monitored twice daily by public health officials.

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