Nebraska DHHS releases weekly COVID numbers

Nebraska COVID cases are up 2,676 cases in a week
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Department of Health and Human Services has released the Nebraska COVID-19 numbers from over the last week.

Statewide COVID-19 Testing (Aug 8-14)

  • 235,075 Positive Cases (+2,676 from prior week)
  • 3,243,153 Tests (+35,986 from prior week)
  • 277 Active Hospitalizations (+60 from prior week)
  • 2,302 Deaths (+17 from prior week)

Statewide COVID-19 Vaccinations

  • 1,977,098 Total Administrations (+23,333)
  • 51.2% Fully Vaccinated (+0.5%)
  • 5.1% Partially Vaccinated (+0.2%)

Statewide Vaccine Breakthroughs (Jan. 1, 2021 – July 31, 2021)

  • 44,246 Cases – Not Fully Vaccinated
  • 1,616 Cases – Fully Vaccinated
  • 2,235 Hospitalizations – Not Fully Vaccinated
  • 79 Hospitalizations – Fully Vaccinated
  • 729 Deaths – Not Fully Vaccinated
  • 17 Deaths – Fully Vaccinated

Variants of Concern (Jan. 1, 2021 – Aug. 15, 2021)

  • 2,790 variants of concern identified among Nebraska residents (+165 from prior week)
  • 1,697 B117 (Alpha)
  • 843 B1.617 (Delta)
  • 119 B1.429/427 (Epsilon)
  • 68 P1 (Gamma)
  • 37 B1.526 (Iota)
  • 22 B1.351 (Beta)
  • 3 C37 (Lambda)
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