Nebraska COVID hospitalizations on the rise

The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.
The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.(MGN)
Published: Jan. 6, 2022 at 5:06 PM CST
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(KTIV) - Active COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen in Nebraska.

The Nebraska COVID-19 dashboard shows the state’s virus-related hospitalizations have gone up to 562 as of Jan. 6. Back on Dec. 28 hospitalizations were at 501. Additionally, the total positive cases in the state have reached 353,056.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 2,845 virus-related deaths in Nebraska. Eight-two deaths were confirmed in the last seven days.

Nebraska health officials say currently 65.07% of the state’s five and older population is fully vaccinated. Meaning 1,153,672 Nebraskans have completed their vaccine series.

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