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Coronavirus case updates: August 6

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Posted at 11:10 AM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 17:51:31-04

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

The Douglas County Health Department reported 167 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in Douglas County to 10,969 since the outbreak began in March. The Health Department received no new death certificates related to COVID-19 during the past day. The total number of lives lost in the county from the pandemic remains at 135. DCHD says 7,239 county residents have recovered from the illness.

LINCOLN-LANCASTER HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced that 29 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County on Thursday, bringing the community total to 3,244. The number of deaths in the community remains at 17. There have been 1,403 recoveries.

NUMBER OF TESTS PERFORMED DAILY IN JULY BY TESTNEBRASKA SITES

July 1: 601July 7: 727July 13: 1,487July 19: 1,896July 25: 2,393
July 2: 1,685July 8: 1,254July 14: 1,954July 20: 1,759July 26: 1,553
July 3: 1,303July 9: 2,119July 15: 2,099July 21: 1,903July 27: 1,526
July 4: 946July 10: 3,204July 16: 2,702July 22: 2,323July 28: 3,035
July 5: HolidayJuly 11: 1,856July 17: 1,473July 23: 2,314July 29: 2,033
July 6: 320July 12: 1,608July 18: 1,768July 24: 2,119July 30: 2,129
July 31: 3,010

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