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Gov. Ricketts Comments on First COVID-19 Deaths in Nebraska

For Immediate Release:

8:55PM CT on March 27, 2020

 

Media Contacts:  

Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967

 

Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Comments on First COVID-19 Deaths in Nebraska

 

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following confirmation of the first two deaths in Nebraska due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

“Susanne and I send our condolences to the families who lost their loved ones today,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “I encourage all Nebraskans to keep these families and all families impacted by coronavirus in their thoughts and prayers.  This is a reminder for all of us to practice the ten-person rule, exercise good hygiene, and to stay home if you’re displaying flu-like symptoms.”

 

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