Nebraska’s COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise

The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.
The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.(MGN)
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 3:08 PM CST
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(KTIV) - Active COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen even further in Nebraska

The Nebraska COVID-19 dashboard shows the state’s virus-related hospitalizations have gone up to 562 as of Jan. 12. Back on Jan. 6 hospitalizations were at 562. Additionally, the total positive cases in the state have risen by 18,598 in the last week to a total of 371,654.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 2,910 virus-related deaths in Nebraska. Sixty-five deaths were confirmed in the last seven days.

Nebraska health officials say currently 65.51% of the state’s five and older population is fully vaccinated. Meaning 1,161,422 Nebraskans have completed their vaccine series.

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