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States scale back virus reporting just as cases surge

[ad_1] OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in their communities. The shift to weekly instead of daily reporting in Florida, …

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Nebraska to resume reporting coronavirus statistics

[ad_1] OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two weeks after Nebraska quit publicly reporting daily coronavirus statistics, the state is developing a new website to provide weekly updates. It wasn’t immediately clear Wednesday what numbers will be included on the new site or when it will be ready. The state’s decision to …

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Nebraska COVID-19 cases jump to 456 last week

[ad_1] OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases reported in Nebraska jumped last week, but the rate of new cases remained below the national average. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the state recorded 456 virus cases last week, which was up from 253 and 181 in the two …

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Nebraska plans to stop reporting coronavirus statistics

[ad_1] LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska plans to stop reporting coronavirus numbers online after Wednesday. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday that it plans to retire the online dashboard that it has used to report statistics on the coronavirus pandemic for more than a year. The …

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COVID-19 cases in Douglas County continue to slow

[ad_1] OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Douglas County Health Department reported only five new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. RELATED: COVID variant thought to be more infectious and transmissible found in Douglas County The total number of positive cases since March of last year is 72,113. No new deaths were reported. …

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Indian variant of the coronavirus found in Nebraska

[ad_1] LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials said an extremely contagious variant of the coronavirus that was first identified in India has been confirmed in the state. The first case of the virus variant, officially known as the B.1.617 variant, was found in a Lancaster County resident who has …

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Indian variant of the coronavirus found in Nebraska

[ad_1] LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials said an extremely contagious variant of the coronavirus that was first identified in India has been confirmed in the state. The first case of the virus variant, officially known as the B.1.617 variant, was found in a Lancaster County resident who has …

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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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