Nebraska COVID-19 Hospitalization Drop Under 700 Posted by John Axtell Date: December 14, 2020 203 Views Nebraska recorded another 8 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, bringing the state total to 1,373. There were 1,173 new cases and 1,739 recoveries with the number of active cases dropping to 64,920. There were 692 hospitalizations, the first time the daily total has been under 700 since Nov 3rd. The availability of hospital beds rose 7 points to 35% and ICU beds by 4 points to 32%, but available ventilators slipped a point to 71%. . Nebraska has had 148,861 total cases and 82,568 recoveries since the beginning of the pandemic.