Coronavirus case updates: August 8

Posted at 2:57 PM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 16:39:45-04

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.



  • 83 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Saturday for a total of 11,218 cases
  • One additional death was reported involving a man over 65
  • A total of 137 people have died from COVID-19 in Douglas County
  • 7,462 residents have recovered
  • As of Friday, metro area hospitals had 287 beds available for a 79% occupancy rate
  • There were 108 inpatients were diagnosed with COVID-19 and 32 additional persons of interest
  • 15 individuals who are confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators


  • 21 additional cases or a total of 3,287 cases
  • Number of deaths remain at 17


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