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Sept. 24: Nebraska reports 453 new COVID-19 cases, 391 more recoveries

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(KTIV) - Nebraska health officials reported 453 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday. This brings the state's total number of cases since the pandemic began up to 42,731.

No new virus-related deaths were reported, keeping Nebraska's death toll to 462.

Nebraska's COVID-19 dashboard indicates 231 residents are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,259 residents who have been hospitalized due to the virus.

State health officials say Nebraska's total recoveries rose from 31,383 to 31,774 in the last 24 hours.

So far, 437,603 Nebraskans have been tested for the virus, officials say 394,573 of them have come back negative.

Cedar County

According to the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department, Cedar County has had five more COVID-19 cases, for a total of 93.

No virus-related deaths have been reported in Cedar County.

Dakota County

Health officials reported four new COVID-19 cases in Dakota County. The Dakota County Health Department says this brings the county's total number of cases up to 2,170.

One new virus-related death has been reported in the county, bringing its death toll to 44.

Dixon County

Health officials say Dixon County has had one new positive case. To date, the county has had 109 total cases.

Dixon County has reported a total of two virus-related deaths.

Thurston County

Local health officials have confirmed eight new positive cases in Thurston County. The county has reported 306 total positive cases since the pandemic began.

A total of four virus-related deaths have been reported in the county.

Wayne County

Ten more positive cases were reported in Wayne County, for a total of 161 thus far.

No virus-related deaths have been reported in the county.

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