Fourth person dies from COVID-19 in Nebraska

Posted at 8:15 PM, Mar 31, 2020

BUFFALO COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) — The Two Rivers Public Health Department announced the fourth COVID-19 related death in Nebraska, involving a man in his 90's in Buffalo County.

“We send our condolences to the family of this individual," said Jeremy Eschliman, Health Director. “As our community holds this family in our thoughts, we urge everyone to continue to practice social distancing. We knew there would be deaths from COVID-19 in Nebraska, and this underscores the potential seriousness of the disease and the importance of the measures we're taking as individuals and as a state to help slow the spread of the virus."

Call Two Rivers Public Health Department at (888) 669-7154 for more information or visit

Additionally, Nebraska DHHS has an information line available from 8 8 p.m. daily at 402-552-6645. Any calls after those hours are handled by the United Way's 2-1-1 hotline.

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