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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. https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/latest-news

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

In addition, Dawes County reported its first case of COVID-19. https://www.facebook.com/panhandlepublichealth .

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 http://dhhs.ne.gov/coronavirus.