Media Contacts: Taylor Gage, (402) 471-1970Justin Pinkerman, (402) 471-1967
Governor's Media Release:
LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a press conference at the State Capitol to provide an update on the State's ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Governor reported that coronavirus hospitalizations in Nebraska have decreased to 768 from a peak of 987 on November 20th. Nebraska remains in the “orange" phase of its pandemic response.
University of Nebraska President Ted Carter joined Gov. Ricketts at today's briefing. He reviewed the University System's efforts to help students stay healthy, afford tuition, and achieve academic success this fall. He also highlighted the University of Nebraska's strong enrollment numbers and talked about its plans for a successful spring semester.
Brad Edgerton, manager of the Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District, also took part in the briefing to share his experience as a coronavirus survivor.
Gov. Ricketts: Hospital Update
President Carter: University of Nebraska Update
Brad Edgerton: Coronavirus Survivor Testimonial
Video from today's press conference is available by clicking here.