OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 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 a tally of cases at area schools here.
DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
- The Health Department reported 143 new cases of COVID-19, as received by midnight the previous day. This makes 12,864 cases in Douglas County since the outbreak began in March.
- The Health Department received three new death certificates related to COVID-19 during the past day. Three men, between the ages of 60 and 85, have been lost to the disease. The total number of deaths in the county related to the pandemic now is 153.
- The county has confirmed 8,832 county residents have recovered from the illness.
- As of this morning, metro area hospitals had 179 medical and surgical beds available for an 87 percent occupancy rate. The 87 percent hospitalization rate is the highest the county has had since the pandemic began in March.
- Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced that 66 additional COVID-19 cases have been reported in Lancaster County Tuesday, bringing the community total to 3,707.
- The number of deaths in the community remains at 19.
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
- A staff member at the Lincoln Correctional Center has tested positive and is isolating at home.
- A total of 59 staff members with NDCS have tested positive.
- 54 individuals have recovered.
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