COVID cases on the upswing before holiday
December 15, 2022
The numbers of COVID-19 cases and influenza are rapidly increasing and healthcare officials are urging people to do their part to prevent a winter surge of respiratory illnesses by getting vaccinated against both viruses.
COVID cases grew at an expotential rate in Nebraska last week, with the 3,619 new virus cases the count is up 83 percent from 1,982 the previous week according to a report from the Federal Centers for Disease Control. In the Lincoln and Omaha metropolitan counties the number of reported cases more than doubled. This is the sharpest increase since January when the omicron...