Coronavirus case updates: August 11

Posted at 11:33 AM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 17:34:11-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Tuesday, KMTV will update this story with the latest numbers. Check back often for updates. The latest updates will be posted at the top. You can find our full coronavirus coverage here.



  • 88 new cases of COVID-19 reported which brings the total number of cases in Douglas County to 11,449 since the outbreak began in March.
  • The Health Department received one new death certificate related to COVID-19. A man over 75 died bringing the total number of lives lost due to virus to 138.
  • The department confirmed 7,777 county residents have recovered from the illness.


  • Two residents have died from COVID-19 in Lincoln. The number of deaths in the community is 19.
  • 24 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 3,361.
  • Recoveries: up from 1,436 to 1,459

Overall positivity rate:

  • Lancaster County – remains at 6.7 percent
  • State – remains at 9.4 percent
  • National – remains at 9 percent

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 16 with seven from Lancaster County (two on ventilators) and nine from other communities (one on ventilator).

The testing process begins with a free online risk assessment available at, or Drive through test sites include:

  • Bryan Health: LifePointe, 7501 S. 27th St.
  • CHI Health St. Elizabeth: Gateway Mall, 6100 “O” St., northwest corner of the mall.
  • Test Nebraska: Gateway Mall, northwest corner of the mall. Test Nebraska appointment times are from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. today through Saturday.

The COVID-19 risk dial is at orange.


    Coronavirus Resources and Information

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