SAT MAY 02 COVID-19 UPDATES: Lincoln's response fund secures $1 million

South Dakota COVID-19 infections continue to rise. (MGN)
South Dakota COVID-19 infections continue to rise. (MGN)(KOTA)
Published: May. 1, 2020 at 7:31 PM CDT
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Get a quick look at today's local, state, and national developments in the COVID-19 outbreak.

TODAY'S CASES: Nebraska| Iowa

Today's developments
4:13 p.m. --

The Lincoln COVID-19 Response Fund has secured more than $1 million in contributions according to Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird on Saturday. Donations are still needed to meet current and ongoing goals, she said.

4:08 p.m. --

reported 123 new cases in the area on Saturday.

2:38 p.m. --

reported 18 new cases in the area Saturday, bringing the community's total to 299.

11:46 a.m. --

its campuses for in-person classes in the fall after the shutdown caused by the coronavirus.

11:20 a.m. --

are not meeting the minimum levels of coronavirus testing suggested by the federal government and recommended by public health researchers, even as many of them begin to reopen their shattered economies.

11:01 a.m. --

Saturday an additional 757 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five deaths in the state.