Nebraska DHHS releases COVID-19 update
The Nebraska statewide COVID-19 case total, as of 5:45 p.m. CT Sept. 18 is 40,387, an increase of 2,546 from last Friday.
There were eight new COVID-19-related deaths in the state, for a total of 442. A total of 30,509 Nebraskans diagnosed with COVID-19 have since recovered.
The daily average of positive cases for Sept. 12-18 is 364 compared to a daily average of 311 last week, and 318 and 259 in recent weeks.