Gov. Pete Ricketts offers update on coronavirus in Nebraska

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 19:13:12-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said Thursday there are plenty of hospital beds available across the state to take in COVID-19 patients.

He said 41 percent of hospital beds along with ICU beds are available. He adds that 77 percent of ventilators are available.

Next week, Test Nebraska will be in the following communities: Chadron, Alliance, Scottsbluff, Sidney, Burwell, Kearney, Norfolk, O’Neill, Valentine, Columbus, York, Lincoln, Falls City, Bellevue, and Omaha.

Watch Ricketts' Thursday briefing below:

3 News Now Anchor Jennifer Griswold provided live updates via Twitter:

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