December 31: Nebraska reports more than 1,501 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KCAU) – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has reported 1,501 new COVID-19 cases in Nebraska on Thursday.

Here are updated numbers as of December 31, 2020.

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,755,820
— Total positive cases –166,798
— New cases –1,501
— No virus detected –680,859
— Recovered cases –107,694
Total virus-related deaths1,651
— New deaths –40
Cumulative hospitalizations5,254
— Active hospitalizations –534

DHHS urges all Nebraskans to avoid the Three Cs to slow the spread of the virus:

Crowded places – Avoid group gatherings if you can’t maintain 6-feet of distance from others.
Close contact – Wear a mask or maintain 6-feet of distance from people not in your household.
Confined spaces – Avoid enclosed spaces with poor ventilation.

For November’s COVID-19 numbers, click here.


December 30

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,743,719
— Total positive cases –165,297
— New cases –1,516
— No virus detected –679,235
— Recovered cases –105,574
Total virus-related deaths1,611
— New deaths –8
Cumulative hospitalizations5,220
— Active hospitalizations –544

December 29

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,726,330
— Total positive cases –163,781
— New cases –932
— No virus detected –677,011
— Recovered cases –105,135
Total virus-related deaths1,603
— New deaths –16
Cumulative hospitalizations5,187
— Active hospitalizations –517

December 28

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,717,483
— Total positive cases –162,849
— New cases –875
— No virus detected –675,949
— Recovered cases –103,592
Total virus-related deaths1,587
— New deaths –28
Cumulative hospitalizations5,159
— Active hospitalizations –534

December 26

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,701,178
— Total positive cases –161,337
— New cases –175
— No virus detected –673,448
— People tested – 835,194
— Recovered cases –102,012
Total virus-related deaths1,559
— New deaths –N/A
Cumulative hospitalizations5,104
— Active hospitalizations –503

December 25, 2020

Total tested1,699,527
— Total positive cases –161,162
— New cases –805
— No virus detected –673,059
— Recovered cases –N/A
Total virus-related deathsN/A
— New deaths –N/A
Cumulative hospitalizations5,085
— Active hospitalizations –505

NOTE: The DHHS’s report of cumulative deaths and recoveries showed numbers lower than yesterday’s report, so those numbers are not included due to inaccuracy.


December 24

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,690,283
— Total positive cases –160,357
— New cases –695
— No virus detected –671,439
— Recovered cases –98,973
Total virus-related deaths1,568
— New deaths –7
Cumulative hospitalizations5,088
— Active hospitalizations –538

December 23

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,681,771
— Total positive cases –159,662
— New cases –1,338
— No virus detected –670,087
— Recovered cases –96,706
Total virus-related deaths1,561
— New deaths –40
Cumulative hospitalizations5,064
— Active hospitalizations –572

December 22

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,662,324
— Total positive cases –158,324
— New cases –1,221
— No virus detected –666,937
— Recovered cases –96,359
Total virus-related deaths1,521
— New deaths –10
Cumulative hospitalizations5,036
— Active hospitalizations –566

December 21

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,648,559
— Total positive cases –157,103
— New cases –721
— No virus detected –664,682
— Recovered cases –95,171
Total virus-related deaths1,511
— New deaths –25
Cumulative hospitalizations5,013
— Active hospitalizations –582

December 19

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,632,447
— Total positive cases –155,415
— New cases –670
— No virus detected –661,511
— People tested – 817,319
— Recovered cases –92,195
Total virus-related deaths1,475
— New deaths –5
Cumulative hospitalizations4,977
— Active hospitalizations –598

December 18

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,624,350
— Total positive cases –154,745
— New cases –1,345
— No virus detected –660,063
— Recovered cases –89,890
Total virus-related deaths1,470
— New deaths –17
Cumulative hospitalizations4,952
— Active hospitalizations –612

December 17

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,609,385
— Total positive cases –153,400
— New cases –1,297
— No virus detected –658,073
— Recovered cases –88,176
Total virus-related deaths1,453
— New deaths –5
Cumulative hospitalizations4,930
— Active hospitalizations –602

December 16

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,595,977
— Total positive cases –152,103
— New cases –1,242
— No virus detected –655,544
— Recovered cases –85,915
Total virus-related deaths1,448
— New deaths –10
Cumulative hospitalizations4,908
— Active hospitalizations –646

December 15

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,582,241
— Total positive cases –150,861
— New cases –1,517
— No virus detected –653,154
— Recovered cases –85,127
Total virus-related deaths1,438
— New deaths –20
Cumulative hospitalizations4,884
— Active hospitalizations –677

December 14

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,562,744
— Total positive cases –149,344
— New cases –483
— No virus detected –650,898
— Recovered cases –84,063
Total virus-related deaths1,418
— New deaths –45
Cumulative hospitalizations4,831
— Active hospitalizations –693

December 13

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,556,527
— Total positive cases –148,861
— New cases –1,173
— No virus detected –650,062
— Recovered cases –82,568
Total virus-related deaths1,373
— New deaths –8
Cumulative hospitalizations4,796
— Active hospitalizations –692

December 12

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,548,615
— Total positive cases –147,688
— New cases –811
— No virus detected –648,028
— People tested – 796,100
— Recovered cases –80,829
Total virus-related deaths1,365
— New deaths –22
Cumulative hospitalizations4,784
— Active hospitalizations –711

December 11, 2020

Total tested1,539,401
— Total positive cases –146,877
— New cases –1,103
— No virus detected –646,540
— Recovered cases –78,906
Total virus-related deaths1,343
— New deaths –14
Cumulative hospitalizations4,765
— Active hospitalizations –759

December 10

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,524,345
— Total positive cases –145,774
— New cases –1,850
— No virus detected –643,319
— Recovered cases –76,908
Total virus-related deaths1,329
— New deaths –35
Cumulative hospitalizations4,734
— Active hospitalizations –779

December 9

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,505,293
— Total positive cases –143,924
— New cases –1,321
— No virus detected –639,773
— Recovered cases –74,597
Total virus-related deaths1,294
— New deaths –17
Cumulative hospitalizations4,699
— Active hospitalizations –781

December 8

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,491,439
— Total positive cases –142,603
— New cases –1,476
— No virus detected –637,870
— Recovered cases –73,592
Total virus-related deaths1,277
— New deaths –41
Cumulative hospitalizations4,664
— Active hospitalizations –787

December 7

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,474,341
— Total positive cases –141,127
— New cases –1,293
— No virus detected –635,366
— Recovered cases –72,583
Total virus-related deaths1,236
— New deaths –31
Cumulative hospitalizations4,619
— Active hospitalizations –810

December 6

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,464,841
— Total positive cases –139,834
— New cases –1,266
— No virus detected –633,837
— Recovered cases –71,188
Total virus-related deaths1,205
— New deaths –11
Cumulative hospitalizations4,562
— Active hospitalizations –768

December 5

Nebraska COVID-19 numbers

Total tested1,456,368
— Total positive cases –138,568
— New cases –2,243
— No virus detected –631,739
— People tested – 770,673
— Recovered cases –69,840
Total virus-related deaths1,194
— New deaths –8
Cumulative hospitalizations4,547
— Active hospitalizations –755

December 4, 2020

Total tested1,435,777
— Total positive cases –136,325
— New cases –1,615
— No virus detected –625,554
— Recovered cases –68,355
Total virus-related deaths1,186
— New deaths –27
Cumulative hospitalizations4,506
— Active hospitalizations –819

December 3, 2020

Total tested1,421,703
— Total positive cases –134,710
— New cases –2,180
— No virus detected –623,122
— Recovered cases –67,336
Total virus-related deaths1,159
— New deaths –31
Cumulative hospitalizations4,479
— Active hospitalizations –845

December 2

Total tested1,406,323
— Total positive cases –132,530
— New cases –2,336
— No virus detected –620,451
— Recovered cases –65,740
Total virus-related deaths1,128
— New deaths –48
Cumulative hospitalizations4,425
— Active hospitalizations –853

December 1

Total tested1,386,201
— Total positive cases –130,194
— New cases –1,787
— No virus detected –618,172
— People tested – 748,721
— Recovered cases –64,975
Total virus-related deaths1,080
— New deaths –62
Cumulative hospitalizations4,380
— Active hospitalizations –869

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