State COVID-19 cases top 8,200

Staff Writer
Syracuse Journal-Democrat

Four deaths related to COVID-19 were reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Saturday, May 9..

The Douglas County Health Department reported the death of a man in his 60s. The health department's new release said the department was unaware of any underlying conditions.

More information will be forthcoming on the other three deaths reported today.

In addition, Dawes County reported its first case of COVID-19. .

The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the state to date is 96, according to the DHHS data dashboard. The state case total, as of 5:45 p.m. Central Daylight Time May 9, is 8,234. Nebraska's COVID-19 case totals are updated daily at