TUE APR 07 COVID-19 UPDATES: University of Nebraska restricts access to campuses

The Florida Department of Health issued the latest COVID-19 information Monday morning. (MGN)
The Florida Department of Health issued the latest COVID-19 information Monday morning. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: Apr. 7, 2020 at 9:16 AM CDT
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Get a quick look at Tuesday's local, state, and national developments in the COVID-19 outbreak.

10 p.m. --

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services announces the total deaths in the state has reached twelve. The most recent one being a woman in her 90s with

9:30 p.m. --

John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter, died of

8 p.m. --

Hal Willner, a music producer and longtime “Saturday Night Live” music supervisor, has died. He was 64. He had symptoms similar to those

6:30 p.m. --

University of Nebraska has further restricted access to its campuses in Omaha, Lincoln, and Kearney. Only designated on-site personnel are allowed on campus, and even campus outdoor recreation spaces are closed. [


6:07 p.m. --

Trader Joe's, Target, Costco, and other stores announce they will


5:30 p.m. --

Douglas County officials have confirmed that a second Douglas County Health Center resident

4:41 p.m. --

Small business owners hoping for quick help from the government’s emergency $349 billion lending program were still waiting amid reports of


4:21 p.m. --

The Douglas County Election Commissioner says


3:17 p.m. --

under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee.

3:02 p.m. --

The parent company that owns the

and fired nearly all its 18,000 furloughed employees.

2:41 p.m. --

McCreedy Home in Washington County and Premier Estates of Toledo in Tama County have been greatly impacted by COVID-19, accounting for


2:38 p.m. --

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is

that critics have called arbitrary and unscientific: the matrix developed by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

2:35 p.m. --

, and the National Guard staffed overcrowded polling stations. Many voters also said they did not receive their requested absentee ballots.

1:41 p.m. --

Nebraska Medicine's emergency preparedness team

, capable of holding up to 19 patients.

1:25 p.m. --

for a virtual match in a video on the Facebook page for The Enclave at Round Rock Senior Living.

1:08 p.m. --

A U.S. district judge has

in Chicago due to the coronavirus pandemic.

12:06 p.m. --

of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus.

11:53 a.m. --

in order to give employees a day off during the coronavirus pandemic.

11:42 a.m. --

Major League Baseball and the players' association are discussing

. Ideas are still in the early stage, and the Arizona option would have many obstacles to overcome, sources said.

11:27 a.m. --

and has started volunteering at a hospital in his Kentucky hometown.

11 a.m. --

COVID-19 death as the number of positive cases in the state surpasses 1,000.

10:55 a.m. --

University of Nebraska – Lincoln is partnering with the state's ethanol industry to

. They will then be distributing it to hospitals, nursing home, doctors' offices, and other health care providers around the state.

10 a.m. --

Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announces another new positive case of COVID-19, bringing Lincoln's total to 21.

10 a.m. --

Citing public health uncertainties caused by COVID-19,


8:59 a.m. --

as markets around the world piled on even more gains following their huge rally a day earlier.

8:54 a.m. --

after a profanity-laden broadside in which he called the fired commander of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt "too naive or too stupid.”

8:05 a.m. --

after a food service worker helping with the effort tested positive for COVID-19.

7:39 a.m. --

Social media platforms are taking steps to limit the spread of

. Mobile operators even said vandals set fire to their towers in the United Kingdom in the past few days because of the conspiracy theories.

5:22 a.m. --

— and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse — after the coronavirus outbreak triggered financial losses that could total more than $100 million at some institutions.

Tuesday's scheduled livestreams
11 a.m. --

Iowa COVID-19 response update [


2 p.m. --

Nebraska COVID-19 response update [


4 p.m. --

Facebook Live chat with Dr. James Linder, CEO of Nebraska Medicine [


4 p.m. --

White House Coronavirus Task Force update [


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