Apr 08, 2020 2:25 PM

2 COVID-19 deaths in eastern Nebraska; statewide total 12

Posted Apr 08, 2020 2:25 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials have reported two new COVID-19 deaths in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County, bringing the state's total deaths from the coronavirus to 12.

The two deaths included a woman in her 70s and another woman in her 90s who was a long-term care resident at the hard-hit Douglas County Health Center.

Officials say both women had underlying health conditions.

The long-term care center has seen 15 residents and 10 employees test positive for the disease; two residents there have died. The statewide number of cases had risen to 478 as of Wednesday morning. More than 6,960 residents have tested negative.

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