Feb. 9: Nebraska reporting 585 patients hospitalized due to COVID, 66% of eligible population vaccinated

The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.
The latest COVID-19 data is in for Nebraska.(MGN)
Published: Feb. 9, 2022 at 5:36 PM CST
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(KTIV) - Nebraska COVID hospitalizations remain high as vaccination efforts continue.

As of the Feb. 9 report, Nebraska public health officials say there are 585 active COVID hospitalizations in the state. Between Feb. 2 and Feb. 8, Nebraska confirmed 4,584 more COVID cases, which is a significant drop from previous weeks.

The state’s total number of deaths due to the virus sits at 3,140.

In total, Nebraska reports 1,182,828 of its residents, ages five and older, are fully vaccinated. This means about 66.72 percent of the state’s eligible population is fully vaccinated.

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