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Nebraska records 100th coronavirus-linked death
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Nebraska records 100th coronavirus-linked death

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. 

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Nebraska reached the century mark on Monday, with deaths reported in hard-hit Douglas, Hall and Dawson counties.

Hall County reported its 35th death, with the 21st death reported in Douglas County.

In Dawson County, a woman in her 50s and a woman in her 60s raised the death toll to five.

Statewide, the number of confirmed cases climbed to 8,572, with 257 new cases reported Monday by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.


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