(WOWT) — Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported Monday by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.
As of 8 p.m. Monday, these are the latest case numbers for Iowa according to the state’s dashboard:
Individuals tested: 133,054, an increase of 1,764 since Sunday.
Positive tests: 17,578, an increase of 115 since Sunday.
Deaths: 459. A total of eight deaths were reported on Sunday.
Recovered: 9,394, an increase of 38 since Sunday.
As of 6 p.m. Monday, here are the latest case numbers for Nebraska according to the state’s dashboard:
Individuals tested: 88,350, an increase of 2,300 tests since Sunday.
Positive tests: 12,355, an increase of 221 since Sunday.
Deaths: 150, no new deaths reported.
Lincoln reports 34 cases
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 34 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the community’s total to 1,090.
NDCS staff member tests positive
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services announced Monday a staff member employed at the Lincoln Correctional Center tested positive for COVID-19.
There are now 11 staff members of NDCS who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
NDCS Director Scott Frakes said the employee is now self-isolating at home. Anyone who came in close contact with them will be directed to self-quarantine.