Nebraska

Cases

New NE Cases

September 18
+466
Trend
Rising

New NE Deaths

September 18
0
Trend
Rising

Total NE Cases

Confirmed cases
40,387
Deaths
442

Tests in NE

Positive-Test Rate
11.2%

County Trends

Rising
21
Falling
12
Flat
60

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Douglas 15,003 116 177
Lancaster 5,502 80 24
Sarpy 3,320 31 15
Buffalo 940 30 4
Platte 1,006 21 3
Dodge 1,053 12 11
Wayne 112 11 0
Howard 88 10 5
Saunders 387 9 3
Dakota 2,128 8 43
Dawson 1,066 8 12
Adams 499 8 12
Gage 197 8 5
Saline 688 7 2
Washington 237 7 2
Madison 770 6 5
Scotts Bluff 404 6 7
Hall 1,954 5 47
Lincoln 355 5 2
Knox 129 5 0
Boyd 17 5 0
Colfax 756 4 5
Cass 300 4 2
Holt 48 4 0
York 145 3 1
Hamilton 117 3 12
Nemaha 112 3 0
Phelps 102 3 0
Boone 60 3 0
Keith 57 3 0
Seward 200 2 3
Kearney 137 2 0
Otoe 134 2 1
Cuming 113 2 0
Antelope 48 2 1
Rock 37 2 0
Nance 23 2 0
Sherman 23 2 1
Pierce 97 1 7
Merrick 80 1 1
Morrill 75 1 0
Cedar 74 1 0
Clay 66 1 0
Box Butte 52 1 0
Fillmore 50 1 1
Sheridan 47 1 0
Cheyenne 35 1 0
Gosper 32 1 0
Thayer 29 1 0
Valley 27 1 0
Red Willow 25 1 0
Harlan 13 1 0
Dundy 11 1 1
Dawes 114 0 0
Butler 104 0 1
Dixon 82 0 2
Custer 80 0 4
Burt 74 0 0
Richardson 50 0 1
Polk 48 0 1
Cherry 41 0 4
Stanton 39 0 0
Johnson 38 0 0
Furnas 33 0 1
Perkins 33 0 9
Jefferson 28 0 0
Franklin 22 0 0
Greeley 21 0 0
Chase 18 0 0
Brown 16 0 0
Kimball 15 0 0
Pawnee 15 0 0
Webster 15 0 0
Nuckolls 13 0 0
Garden 9 0 0
Frontier 7 0 0
Hooker 7 0 0
Sioux 7 0 0
Garfield 6 0 0
Logan 6 0 0
McPherson 6 0 0
Thomas 5 0 0
Deuel 4 0 0
Hitchcock 4 0 0
Keya Paha 4 0 0
Loup 3 0 0
Banner 2 0 0
Arthur 1 0 0
Grant 1 0 0
Wheeler 1 0 0
Blaine 0 0 0
Hayes 0 0 0
Thurston 243 -1 4

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
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Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Nebraska
STATUS: REOPENED
Cases
40,387 confirmed cases, with 466 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate; Only in businesses
Closures
Most sectors have reopened
Fact
Wearing a mask decreases the number of people infected because it reduces by around 99% the number of droplets that are ejected during conversations. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
9/10/2020
Nebraska to end nearly all social distancing restrictions

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.