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Coronavirus case updates: May 16

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Posted at 12:25 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 11:26:37-04

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.

NEBRASKA

- 9,772 total cases
- 119 deaths

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 51 COVID-19 cases confirmed Saturday for a total of 786 cases

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 123 additional cases confirmed for a total of 2,211
- 24 total deaths
- As of Friday, 490 medical surge beds were available and 127 individuals were hospitalized with COVID-19
- Of 374 available ventilators, 132 were in use, including 45 for confirmed COVID-19 patients
- 390 residents have recovered, according to the health department

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

- Inmate assigned to the Community Corrections Center-Omaha (CCC-O) tested positive for COVID-19, Director Scott R. Frakes announced Saturday
- Inmate went to hospital for unrelated medical issues and was tested upon admission
- Third inmate to test positive at CCC-O
- Contact tracing being conducted
- Ten staff members within NDCS have tested positive for COVID-19, including one additional Nebraska State Penitentiary staff member announced Saturday
- Some staff have completed quarantine and have returned to work

IOWA

- 279 new cases for a total of 14,328 cases
- 10 additional deaths for a total of 346 deaths
- 6,927 recovering
- 387 hospitalized

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

- 10 additional cases announced Saturday including 9 in Council Bluffs and one in Carson
- Two of the cases are children (0-18), two individuals are 18-40, four are 41-60 and two are 61-80
- 1,947 Pottawattamie County residents have been tested for COVID-19 with 159 total being positive
- 2 individuals are hospitalized, 86 are self-isolating, 68 have recovered, one moved out of state
- 2 deaths
- 53 cases are the result of community spread

MILLS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

- 3 new COVID-19 cases confirmed Saturday for a total of 12 cases
- 5 individuals have recovered
- 232 have been tested total