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Coronavirus case updates: May 7

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Posted at 9:15 AM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 18:49:12-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Wednesday, KMTV will update this story with the latest numbers. Check back often for updates. The latest updates will be posted at the top. You can find our full coronavirus coverage here.

NEBRASKA

  • To date: 7,190 positive tests — 30,987 negative tests — 90 deaths

CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • To date: 1,375 cases and 42 deaths

Case breakdown by County:

  • 17 cases in Merrick County
  • 52 cases in Hamilton County
  • 1,306 in Hall County

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • 1,205 cases announced which is 97 more than yesterday's total of 1,108
  • 17 deaths

LINCOLN

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 4 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Wednesday morning, bringing the community total to 466.

  • 252 cases are community spread
  • 21 cases are travel-related
  • 31 cases are from direct contact
  • 157 cases have unknown origins
  • One case has been fatal

IOWA

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

  • Three new cases for a total of 72 to date

MILLS COUNTY

  • Seventh positive case to date announced this afternoon