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Lancaster County reports 281 new coronavirus cases; 8 more deaths in Nebraska | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 281 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 20,043. The number of deaths in the community remains at 119. For the week ending Saturday, there were 1,432 cases reported locally, and the positivity rate for the …

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CHI Health facilities handling increasing numbers of coronavirus patients | Grand Island Local News

[ad_1] Under Section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the FDA commissioner may allow use of unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products in an emergency to diagnose, treat or prevent serious or life-threatening diseases or conditions caused by CBRN threat agents when there …

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Ricketts spokesman criticizes Nebraska doctors calling for stronger coronavirus measures | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] Nebraska healthcare workers (from physicians to nurses to respiratory therapists to janitors…EVERYONE) are working SO HARD. They are SO TIRED. Nebraska healthcare workers are getting sick and some even dying as they tirelessly work to care for our stat https://t.co/5NoeBZootS — Phil Boucher, MD (@drphilboucher) November 8, 2020 Ricketts …

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Lancaster County confirms 131 new coronavirus cases; sets record weekly total | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] Lancaster County reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. The county’s total number of cases is now 8,877, and 3,862 have recovered. The death toll remains at 42. The positivity rate for the week that ended Saturday was 13.5%, up slightly …

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Lancaster County confirms 70 new coronavirus cases | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] Lancaster County reported 70 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. The county’s total number of cases is now 7,481. The number of deaths remains at 31. The positivity rate for the week that ended Saturday was 10%, down from 12.5% the week …

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More prison staffers positive for coronavirus | State and Regional News

[ad_1] OMAHA (AP) — Nebraska’s prison system continues to see more staff members infected with the coronavirus and confirmed cases statewide surpassed 50,000. Four employees at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln and another at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women in York have tested positive for COVID-19, the Nebraska …

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State surpasses 500 total coronavirus deaths; Lancaster County reports 46 new cases | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] Nebraska surpassed 500 total coronavirus deaths Sunday as the state reported 404 new cases of COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. Four deaths were reported Sunday for a total of 501 linked to the coronavirus in the state, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The …

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Nebraska nursing home virus toll relatively low

[ad_1] OMAHA, Neb.— More than 40% of the deaths linked to the coronavirus in Nebraska have been at nursing homes, but the overall rate of deaths in the state’s nursing homes has remained relatively low compared with national figures. A total of 185 deaths linked to the virus have been …

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