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Coronavirus case updates: May 6

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Posted at 9:25 AM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 23:17:03-04

As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Wednesday, 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

  • 6,771 total cases
  • 86 total deaths

THOMAS COUNTY

  • First case reported

ADAMS COUNTY

  • One death reported Wednesday

COLFAX COUNTY

  • One death reported Wednesday

THREE RIVERS HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 12 new cases for a total of 172 to date
  • All of the cases announced today are Dodge County Residents

Cases to date by county:

  • Dodge County: 138 cases
  • Washington County: 23 cases
  • Saunders County: 11 cases

CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 1 additional death reported Wednesday in Hall County
  • 17 cases in Merrick County
  • 52 cases in Hamilton County
  • 1,290 in Hall County
  • 1,359 cases total in health jurisdiction, 40 total deaths

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • 97 new cases of COVID-19
  • 1,108 cases total
  • 17th death confirmed in the county. A man in his 40s has died.
  • 519 medical surge beds were available and 84 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19.
  • Of the 347 ventilators available to area hospitals, 101 were in use, including 16 for confirmed COVID-19 patients.
  • DCHD has confirmed 106 county residents have recovered from the illness.

LINCOLN
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 23 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Wednesday morning, bringing the community total to 462.

  • 250 cases are community spread
  • 21 cases are travel-related
  • 31 cases are from direct contact
  • 139 cases have unknown origins
  • One case has been fatal

HEALTH CARE

CHI HEALTH

  • 123 ICU beds in use, not all for COVID-19 patients
  • 14 ventilators in use, not all for COVID-19 patients
  • 39 COVID-19 positive patients admitted in Omaha and Council Bluffs
  • 57 COVID-19 positive patients admitted outside Omaha and Council Bluffs

IOWA

  • Additional 293 cases for a total of 10,404 cases
  • Additional 2,309 negative tests for a total of 52,767 negative tests to date
  • 414 currently hospitalized, 3,803 Iowans have recovered
  • 1 in 50 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19

12 additional deaths reported in the following counties:

  • Black Hawk County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Clayton County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Jasper County, 2 elderly adults (81+)
  • Linn County, 1 older adult (61-80 years), 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Marshall County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Muscatine County, 1 older adult (61-80 years),
  • Polk County, 3 elderly adults (81+)
  • Woodbury County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

  • 7 new cases involving 6 Council Bluffs residents, 1 Crescent resident
  • Total cases in county now 69
  • 31 individuals have recovered
  • 35 self-isolating at home
  • 1 hospitalized
  • 2 deaths