Coronavirus case updates: July 23

Posted at 10:21 AM, Jul 23, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 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.


  • 155 new cases of COVID-19 for total number of cases in Douglas County at 9,226 since March.
  • 5 new death certificates related to COVID-19 during the past day bringing fatal cases to 122.
    • These latest deaths include a woman in her 40s and two women over 75, plus two men over 65 years of age.
  • 5,937 have recovered from the illness recoveries among county residents have contracted the illness.
  • 79 hospitialzed for COVID-19.
      • Metro area hospitals had 214 medical and surgical beds available for an 84 percent occupancy rate.
    • 11 ventilators being used for COVID-19 patients.
      • Of the 429 ventilators available to area hospitals, 128 were in use.


    • 72 NEW cases of COVID-19 reported in Lincoln, bringing the community total to 2,669.
    • Number of deaths remains at 14.
    • 939 have recovered from the illness.
    • Overall positivity rate went from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent.
    • 18 hospitalized for COVID-19, with 13 from Lancaster County and 5 from other communities.


    • 1 new death reported bringing total to 10. The death was of an 80-year-old woman.
    • 1,6378 residents in Sarpy County and 123 in Cass County have tested positive for the virus.
    • 1,300 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Over 26,000 tests have been done


    Coronavirus Resources and Information

    Johns Hopkins global coronavirus tracker