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Coronavirus case updates: May 20

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Posted at 1:17 PM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 19:41:03-04

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

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES:

Today, Director Scott R. Frakes, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), announced that three inmates assigned to the Community Corrections Center-Omaha (CCC-O) have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). To date, seven men from that facility have tested positive. No other inmates in any other facilities have tested positive for COVID-19

Contact tracing will be conducted to identify other individuals who had close contact with the three men who recently tested positive.

THREE RIVERS PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Dodge County: 283 cases

Saunders County: 24 cases

Washington County: 26 cases

Total 3RPHD Case Count: 333 cases

CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 1,528 positive COVID-19 cases in health jurisdiction

- 50 total deaths

- 24 cases in Merrick County

- 58 cases in Hamilton County

- 1,446 cases in Hall County

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- Eight lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today, bringing the community total to 918

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

- 145 additional positive cases for a total of 2,715

- 432 medical surge beds available as of Tuesday night

- 143 patients hospitalized with COVID-19

- 44 ventilators in use for COVID-19 patients

- 514 patients have recovered from COVID-19

- Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing is available through Friday, May 22 for those who are symptomatic or work in packing plants from noon until 5 or when staff runs out of testing kits (South Omaha location of OneWorld Community Health Center, 4920 South 30th Street.)

IOWA

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

- 7 new COVID-19 cases, all Council Bluffs residents.

- 3rd COVID-19 death announced in the county, an elderly adult with existing medical conditions

- 189 total positive cases in the county

- 2,191 Pottawattamie County residents have been tested

- COVID-19 recoveries in the county stand at 96