Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state agency says four more cases of COVID-19 have been identified in three counties, bringing the Nebraska total to 32.

One involves a Nemaha County man in his 60s who had recently traveled to Colorado. The state Health and Human Services Department said Thursday that another case is of a Sarpy County man who has underlying health issues.

The two other people live in Lincoln County. One is a woman in her 40s who recently traveled to Colorado. The other person is a 20-something man who was in close contact with a person who already has tested positive. 

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