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Coronavirus case updates: August 15

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Posted at 12:20 PM, Aug 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-15 16:32:43-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Saturday, 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.

NEBRASKA

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • The Douglas County Health Department reported 123 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday for a total of 12,012 cases
  • No new deaths
  • 143 total deaths in the county
  • As of the most recent report, metro area hospitals had 260 beds available for an 80% occupancy rate
  • There were 101 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 30 additional persons of interest (generally waiting for test results)
  • 14 people who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY

  • 21 additional positive COVID-19 cases were reported for a total of 3,452 cases
  • The number of deaths in the community remains at 19