Melissa Wheeler, Farm Bureau

The North Bend Eagle


200k doses out

by Nathan Arneal
Published 2/24/21

Last week Nebraska passed the 200,000 mark with first-dose vaccines administered. The COVID-19 vaccine has now been given to 13.5% of Nebraskans age 16 and above. A total of 7.3% of Nebraskans have received both doses of the vaccine.

Nebraska has administered 94% of its allocated first doses and 61.4% of its allocated second doses, according to the Department of Health and Human Services dashboard as of Monday.

You can still register for the vaccine on the COVID-19 page of

One number that went down is the Saunders County deaths, which was dropped from 17 to 16 this week. This is likely a result of COVID-19 being removed as the cause of death from a previous report.

Dodge County reported 39 new COVID-19 cases in the week ending Monday, [Feb. 22, 2021] the lowest weekly total since early September.


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