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Coronavirus case updates: August 30, 2020

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Posted at 4:18 PM, Aug 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-30 17:35:26-04

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

NEBRASKA

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • 102 additional cases reported for a total of 13,357 cases
  • For the week that ended on Saturday, the county saw 715 new cases
  • No new deaths for a total of 160 deaths
  • 9,249 residents have recovered
  • As of the latest report, hospitals in the metro had 286 beds available for a 79% occupancy rate
  • There were 87 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 31 additional persons of interest
  • 17 people who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY

  • 43 additional cases for a total of 3,966 cases
  • Number of deaths remains at 20

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

  • All housing units at the Nebraska State Penitentiary are under quarantine
  • Testing done Friday revealed 29 inmates in four housing units that were positive for COVID-19
  • Testing is voluntary and out of approximately 600 inmates offered tests, 332 agreed to be tested