Mar 23, 2020 1:22 AM

Health officials confirm 11 new virus cases in Nebraska

Posted Mar 23, 2020 1:22 AM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed 11 new cases of coronavirus in Nebraska to give the state a total of 50 cases.

Douglas County health officials reported nine new cases over the weekend.

Six of the cases are related to travel, and three of the cases had contact with a previous positive case in the area.

Health officials in Lancaster and Buffalo counties also announced the second cases in both those counties.

Both of those new cases are family members of the first case in each county.

For most people, the coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.

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