Douglas County studies eight new COVID-19 circumstances; Lancaster county, Buffalo County every report 2nd case – Omaha World-Herald

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Douglas County well being officers reported eight new coronavirus circumstances Saturday, bringing the state whole to 49, in accordance with figures supplied by county well being departments.

Three of the brand new circumstances are travel-related, and three are contacts of a constructive case.

Two travel-related circumstances, a person in his 30s and a person in his 60s, have been confirmed late Friday, with additional investigation carried out by officers Saturday.

Extra circumstances stay beneath investigation, officers stated.

The federal Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention studies that 4 out of 5 individuals who have change into unwell acquired the illness from somebody who didn’t know they’d it. That signifies that there are seemingly many extra folks locally who’re contaminated with COVID-19 than have been reported, officers stated.

A second case in Lancaster County was additionally reported by officers Saturday.

The brand new COVID-19 case is a member of the family of a 48-year-old Lincoln man who was confirmed constructive Friday.

The member of the family has been house since growing signs March 18. Officers stated the person continues to self-isolate.

The 48-year-old man had traveled to Colorado on March eight and 9. He developed signs March 15 and visited his well being care supplier March 16. He has delicate signs and continues to self-isolate at house, officers stated.

Well being officers say the 48-year-old man visited these areas earlier than he turned symptomatic:

  • Charleston’s Restaurant, 7540 Dodge St. in Omaha, March 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Freezing Moo, 7538 Dodge St. in Omaha, March 15, 2:30 to three p.m.

Anybody who visited the areas on the occasions and dates listed are suggested to observe themselves for signs for 14 days. Those that develop signs ought to contact their well being care suppliers for additional path.

A person in his 50s is Buffalo County’s second case. He’s a member of the family of the case introduced Friday and is self-isolating at house.

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