Actions

Coronavirus case updates: May 17

coronavirus
Posted at 1:28 PM, May 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 20:23:14-04

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

- 10,220 total cases
- 65,774 tests conducted
- 123 deaths

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 13 additional cases announced Sunday
- Total of 799 cases

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 203 additional COVID-19 cases announced Sunday for a total of 2,414 cases
- Results come from highest single day of testing with 1,483 tests administered
- Positivity rate for past week's testing was 14%, according to the health department
- As of Saturday night, local hospitals reported 472 medical surge beds were available
- 127 patients hospitalized with COVID-19
- 45 ventilators in use for COVID-19 patients
- 412 county residents have recovered
- 24 total deaths

IOWA

- 23 new cases
- 14,651 total cases
- 7,154 recovered
- 376 hospitalized
- 5 additional deaths
- 351 total deaths
- 100,241 tests conducted

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

- 3 new cases for a total of 162 cases