COVID-19 related death reported in Custer County

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Posted at 9:18 PM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 22:52:37-04

CUSTER COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) — The Loup Basin Public Health Department announced a COVID-19 related death of a Custer County man in his 80's with underlying health conditions on Tuesday.

This is the second death in the health department's jurisdiction.

Another death was also announced in Douglas County on Tuesday involving a man in his 60's with underlying health conditions, marking the seventh death in the county.

Saline County also reported its first case of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

As of 5:45 p.m., the total number of cases in Nebraska is 901, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

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