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Coronavirus case updates: September 8, 2020

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Posted at 9:03 AM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 23:56:28-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Tuesday, 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 a tally of cases at area schools here.

NEBRASKA

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 41 new cases reported during the previous two days
- No data received from Test Nebraska during the holiday weekend
- 13,990 cases in the county since the pandemic began in March
- County coronavirus death total at 169
- 10,036 county residents have recovered from the illness.

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
- 44 additional cases for a total of 4,542 cases
- Number of deaths remains at 20

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

  • Two NDCS staff members have tested positive for COVID-19
  • One is attending training at the agency's Staff Training Academy while the other is employed at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women
  • Both are self-isolating
  • The number of NDCS staff that's been diagnosed with COVID-19 is now 70
  • 61 have recovered

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