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Douglas County moves into a less-severe COVID transmission level, adds another death

Douglas County moved into a less-severe level of community coronavirus transmission on Tuesday, but also added another death to its tally, according to the county's latest COVID statistics update. Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health’s latest data showed that the county has verified its ...

US deaths from COVID hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years in

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration. The confirmed number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 336 days. It is roughly equal to how ...

Douglas County adds 139th COVID death

Douglas County has added another coronavirus death to its overall toll, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health’s latest data. The health department announced Tuesday that a man between 35 and 44 years old was the 139th COVID death in the county since the start of the ...