Nebraska COVID-19 update: Three Rivers Health Department confirms additional case

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(WOWT) -- The Three Rivers Health Department has identified an additional case of COVID-19 in Dodge County.

The new case is a man in his 20s and is hospitalized, according to the release.

A contact investigation is underway.

13 new cases in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department announced Saturday 13 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the county.

The cases involved six men and seven women. Their ages range between 18 and 76 years old.

None of the new cases are hospitalized. Two of the cases were community-acquired. Eight had contact with known cases and three remain under investigation.

Douglas County has 235 confirmed cases.

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed Saturday by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, bringing the community's total to 50.

The new case is community-acquired. It is the 32nd such case in the area, the LLCHD said in a statement.

LLCHD is now monitoring 91 individuals. Lancaster County has reported one death, 1,468 negative tests and 50 positives with 15 tests pending at the Nebraska Public Health Lab.

There are now 669 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska and 17 deaths.


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