COVID-19 Weekly Data Update


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UPDATED: July 21, 2021

The following COVID-19 metrics will be reported by DHHS every Wednesday, unless stated otherwise. These numbers include all vaccinations that took place in Nebraska last week, including through federal entities, such as the Indian Health Service, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.

Statewide Cumulative COVID-19 Testing

  • 226,442 Cases
  • 3,110,923 Tests
  • 97 Active Hospitalizations
  • 2,285 Deaths
  • 4.7% Percent of Tests Positive on Tests July 11-17, 2021

Statewide Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccinations

  • 1,888,859 Total Administrations
  • 91.7% Allocated Doses Administered
  • 49.5% of Nebraska Citizens Fully Vaccinated
  • 3.7% of Nebraska Citizens Partially Vaccinated

Variants of Concern

  • 2,194 variants of concern (VOC) identified among Nebraska residents
  • 1,699 B117 (formerly “UK")
  • 246 B1.617 (formerly “India/Delta")
  • 69 P1 (formerly “Brazil")
  • 21 B1.351 (formerly “South Africa")
  • 119 B1.429/427 (formerly “California")
  • 37 B1.526 (formerly “New York")

The DHHS Data Quality Team performs regular reviews of data to ensure efficacy. As these reviews continue, if a discrepancy is noted, the team will investigate and make appropriate adjustments when deemed necessary. These reviews are ongoing and will continue to be corrected.