KIOS-FM

Hall County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for rural parts of south-central Nebraska after up to 8 inches of rain fell in the region overnight. The weather service has issued the warning for parts of Adams, Kearney, Buffalo and Hall counties, reporting that roads in some low-lying areas were covered by floodwaters and impassable early Monday morning. The service says at least one house, near Kenesaw, has been flooded.

There are now more than six-thousand COVID-19 cases in Nebraska.  As of yesterday, six-thousand-83 cases and 78 deaths had been reported in the state.  Hall County continues to lead the state with 12-hundred-81 COVID-19 cases, while Douglas County has reported 944 cases and Dakota County has confirmed 938 cases.

The number of COVID-19 cases is increasing in Nebraska.  As of last night, there were 56-hundred-59 cases and 78 deaths reported statewide.  Hall County leads the state with 12-hundred-56 coronavirus cases, Dakota County has seen 918 cases and Douglas County has reported 878 cases.

State health officials reported 497 new cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska yesterday. There are now four-thousand-281 cases of the virus across the state, including one-thousand-25 in Hall County. Nebraska state health officials say the state has seen a jump in COVID-19 deaths following technical difficulties with the state's coronavirus tracking portal in recent days. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says the state saw 3 new deaths from the virus yesterday, bringing the state total to 71. Eight of the deaths were reported out of hard-hit Hall County.

Huge Weekend Spike Sends Nebraska Covid-19 Over 3000

Apr 27, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in Nebraska is continuing to increase.  As of yesterday, there were three-thousand-28 cases and 56 deaths reported statewide.  Hall County has seen the most cases in the state with 876, while Douglas County has seen 419 cases.  Dakota County has reported 403 cases, while 367 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Dawson County.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Nebraska has topped 17-hundred.  As of yesterday, there were 17-hundred-22 coronavirus cases and 38 deaths in the state.  Hall County has seen the most cases with 558.  Douglas County has reported 298 cases during the pandemic. Four more COVID-19 deaths have also been reported in Douglas County.  The Douglas County Health Department announced yesterday that the four most recent deaths were men in their 60s and 70s with underlying health conditions.  Fourteen people in Douglas County have died from the coronavirus during the pandemic.

There are now more than 16-hundred COVID-19 cases in Nebraska.  Through yesterday, 16-hundred-48 coronavirus cases and 33 deaths had been reported statewide during the pandemic.  Hall County continues to have the most COVID-19 cases in the state with 531, while 291 cases have been reported in Douglas County. Dixon County has also seen its first case of COVID-19.

A central Nebraska county with many nursing homes and factories, including a major meatpacking plant, now has more coronavirus cases than any other county in the state. Hall County says it has 278 residents with COVID-19, surpassing the 263 known cases in Douglas County, which includes Omaha and has a population nearly nine times the size. There has been a spike in cases at the JBS USA meatpacking plant, the McCain Foods frozen appetizer factory, nursing homes and a health clinic in Hall County.

The number of coronavirus cases in Nebraska is increasing.  As of last night, there were 368 confirmed COVID-19 cases and eight deaths statewide.  Douglas County has seen the highest number of coronavirus cases in the state with 145. The "Omaha World Herald" reports that Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spoke with Grand Island and Hall County officials during a conference call yesterday and promised state support during the pandemic.  Hall County has seen the second-most COVID-19 cases in the state with 45.