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SUNDAY COVID-19 UPDATES: Local, state, and national developments

The Florida Department of Health has released updated numbers on the coronavirus outbreak in the state. (MGN)
The Florida Department of Health has released updated numbers on the coronavirus outbreak in the state. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: Mar. 29, 2020 at 11:07 AM CDT
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Below is a review of Sunday's local, state, and national developments in the COVID-19 outbreak.

9:15 p.m. --

has confirmed its first case of COVID-19. The case is a man in his 30s. A contact investigation is underway.

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have confirmed two additional cases. Both are between 30 and 40 years old.

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Lincoln officials announced two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 were found in the city today, bringing the community's total to six. Both cases are travel related.

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President Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness rises in the U.S. The initial 15-day period of social distancing expires Monday,

5:45 p.m. --

Sarpy, and Cass Counties have extended their social gathering restrictions to include beauty salons, nail salons, tattoo parlors, massage therapy offices, and other

5:15 p.m. --

Three Rivers Health Department has confirmed an additional case connected to the Carter House outbreak in Washington County.

4:45 p.m. --

The White House COVID-19 task force and President Trump hold a press conference after Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases predicted that

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urges community members to only make necessary trips to the grocery store.

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Douglas County confirms 9 new COVID-19 cases. Four of the new cases had direct contact with a previous positive case, two are travel-related, and one is community spread.

3:15 p.m. --

Country Singer Joe Diffie passed away at 61-years-old

2:51 p.m. --

The DCHD confirmed two long-term care residents of the Douglas County Health Center were positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

2:27 a.m. --

Iran's president says the government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes measures to contain the pandemic. Syria reports

11:55 a.m. --

there are 38 additional cases of Iowans with COVID-19. One man aged 61 to 80, died Saturday night in Linn County.

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it is the lack of available supplies to buy for hospitals running on shortages even after billions of tax dollars are headed there way.

11:01 a.m. --

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Saturday the state's fourth

The DHM imposes limits on public gatherings, restaurants and bars.

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on Sunday with new evidence of environmental contamination of patient care areas from the virus which causes COVID-19.

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New studies have discovered that the elderly are not the only ones who pose a risk of dying from the coronavirus. Age, gender, and certain underlying conditions may

7:24 a.m. --

is encouraging people to play video games amid the COVID-19 outbreak even after classifying video game playing as a mental health disorder in the past.

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