WED MAR 11 COVID-19 UPDATES: Five more presumed positive in Douglas County
Here's a review of Wednesday's local, state, and national developments in the COVID-19 outbreak.
UNL announces Nebraska Basketball Head Coach Fred Hoiberg
USA Hockey cancels its upcoming national championships and its Disabled Hockey Festival. [
until further notice.
Actor Tom Hanks said he and his wife, Rita Wilson,
, announcing executive orders suspending U.S.-European travel for a month; and deferring tax payments for some.
, bringing the county's total of such cases to nine. Family members of a recent case, they have been self-quarantined for several days, according to DCHD. [
Iowa Department of Public Health
of COVID-19. [
, beginning Thursday. [
In reaction to the NCAA's spectator restrictions, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert releases a statement:
Creighton University communicated to students and faculty that it intends to resume classes as normal following spring break. [
DCHD said test results came back negative on a symptomatic child cared for at
. Beginning March 23, classes will only be offered online after students return from next week's spring break.
and recommends schools limit all collegiate sports to essential personnel and family members.
President Trump tweets that he will address the nation tonight at 8. [
DCHD is looking for help determining the potential exposure of a recent COVID-19 positive case. Epidemiologists determined
in northwest Omaha. [
Children's Discovery Center daycare reports it closed Wednesday for cleaning after a symptomatic child was tested, according to a spokesman for the Douglas County Health Department.
According to an update from UNMC/Nebraska Medicine, the Crofton student was
The World Health Organization
Officials gave an update Wednesday morning about
it, too, has launched a COVID-19 hotline.
have set up hotlines. In addition,
by area organzations and health authorities.
, slated for Friday and Saturday in Iowa City.
6 News has learned
of coronavirus is