Since students back on campus, UNL reports over 140 COVID cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — University of Nebraska- Lincoln (UNL) updated their COVID-19 Dashboard just before 5 p.m. on Friday. They reported ten more positive cases since the last report, bringing their total to 142.


This comes after three on-campus sororities quarantine due to a cluster of cases. These sororities are:

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma, reported on Friday, Aug. 28. A small cluster of five confirmed positive cases were identified. The sorority initiated a self-quarantine prior to receiving official notice of quarantine from the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.
  • Delta Delta Delta reported on Thursday, Aug. 27. They had four confirmed positive cases and one self-reported case.
  • Kappa Alpha Theta reported on Sunday, Aug. 23.  Only one case was confirmed, with four self-reported cases.



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