Nebraska reports over 20,000 more COVID-19 cases in last week, hospitalization above 700

The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.
The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.(MGN)
Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 4:04 PM CST
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(KTIV) - Nebraska COVID-19 hospitalizations have jumped 150 in the last week.

The Nebraska COVID-19 dashboard shows the state’s virus-related hospitalizations have gone from 562 on Jan. 12 to 714 as of Jan. 19′s report. Additionally, 20,847 more positive COVID-19 cases were reported in the last week, to a total of 402,489 since the pandemic began.

There have been 2,946 virus-related deaths confirmed in Nebraska. Thirty-six deaths were confirmed in the last seven days.

Nebraska health officials say currently 65.76% of the state’s five and older population is fully vaccinated. Meaning 1,165,879 Nebraskans have completed their vaccine series.

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