COVID-19 In Data, Stothert Diversity Action Items, OPS Survey Mask Split and More Top Local News for Friday, June 26

6/26/20 • Day 5 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook

Nebraska’s COVID-19 Response in Data

A collection of different metrics, including daily case increases, daily testing and positive test rate, measuring the state’s pandemic response.

View our guide to local resources at

Good morning,
Today we have stories about measuring Nebraska’s COVID-19 response, the city announcing action items to address diversity and Omaha Public Schools parents and students splitting on whether to require masks this fall.

Your Top Local Stories
Check out an interactive version of this map on our website. 

In Omaha

Around the State

What to do during quarantine?

From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Read The World Without Us.

I read this nonfiction thought experiment when it came out around 2007, and I cannot stop thinking about it now.  Premise: author Alan Weisman asks us to envision our Earth’s suddenly “Without Us,” as if the earth’s entire population just evaporated. What happens to our cities, our phones, our dogs?
– Kyle Tonniges

Daily Comic

Check out more coverage online at

The Omaha Reader

4734 S 27th St #1

Omaha, NE 68107

Category: News

Leave a Reply