OMAHA, Neb. — The number of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the Nebraska appear to be leveling out. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the state reported 4,775 new cases for the week that ended Friday. That was just above the 4,676 cases reported the previous week but significantly below the roughly 5,300 cases per week the state tallied during the three previous weeks.
The number of virus hospitalizations averaged 415 daily in the past week, which was down slightly from 421 the previous week.
Nebraska has registered a total of 2,840 deaths, according to the CDC.