Coronavirus case updates: June 12

Posted at 10:58 AM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 17:43:33-04

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



  • Two Sarpy County residents, one male and one female in their 70’s, who also suffered from underlying health conditions, have become the sixth and seventh COVID-19 related deaths in the Sarpy/Cass Health Department jurisdiction.
  • 12,000 residents of Sarpy and Cass County have been tested for COVID-19. Of those, 843 residents in Sarpy County and 55 in Cass County have tested positive for the virus.
  • 684 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.


  • As of 4:00pm Friday, June 12 we have identified 10 positive test results so far in the process of testing more than 600 Nebraska National Guard Soldiers and Airmen who served in Lincoln and Omaha augmenting law enforcement to ensure safety of peaceful demonstrations last week.
  • Those who test positive are self-isolating at home or in housing provided through the Nebraska Accommodation Project. Another 134 personnel who had exposure to these 10 known positives are self-quarantining for 14 days. All soldiers and airmen in isolation or quarantine are being kept on a state active duty status.


  • 14 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today, bringing the community total to 1,443
  • No new deaths reported. Ten have been reported to date.

Three Rivers Public Health District

Dodge County: 616 cases
Saunders County: 57 cases
Washington County: 38 cases
Total 3RPHD Case Count: 711 cases

Douglas County

Douglas County reported 153 new coronavirus cases on Friday, pushing the number of cases in the county to 5,586 since the start of the outbreak.

The county has seen two additional COVID-19 deaths, both women over 65 years of age with underlying conditions. Douglas County now totals 57 deaths related to COVID-19.



  • 31 new COVID-19 cases reported
  • 5,659 Pottawattamie County residents have been tested for COVID-19, and 473 were positive
  • 265 individuals have recovered
  • 223 people are self-isolating
  • Six individuals are hospitalized