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148 COVID cases among Douglas Co. schools over past two weeks

Over the past two weeks
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Posted at 4:55 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 17:55:48-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Thursday, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported 262 more COVID-19 cases in the county.

With the additional cases, the community total now stands at 60,492 since the pandemic began.

In the past two weeks, 148 cases have been reported from area schools. Those include 58 staff members and 90 students at K-12 schools. In addition, 128 people are quarantining and 379 others are self-monitoring.

Other info from the department:

  • The Health Department received five more death certificates related to the pandemic during the past day. Three men in their 70s and 80s and two women in their 70s have passed. That puts the number of deaths in the county connected to the pandemic increases to 591.
  • DCHD reports that 46,564 Douglas County residents have recovered from the disease.

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