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Coronavirus case updates: May 29

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Posted at 10:36 AM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 17:07:30-04

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.

NEBRASKA

To date, statewide:

  • 13,261 positive cases
  • 164 deaths
  • 95,187 total tests and 81,542 negative tests

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • Cases of COVID-19 in the county have increased to 3,919 from Thursday’s total of 3,769. That’s an increase of 150 cases from the previous day’s report.
  • Douglas County also is reporting three additional deaths, all of them women over 65 years of age, bringing the total to 37 lives lost in the county from the outbreak.
  • As of Thursday night, local hospitals in the metro area reported 431 medical and surgical beds were available for a 71 percent capacity rate and 159 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of the 376 ventilators available to area hospitals, 122 were in use, including 47 for confirmed COVID-19 patients. DCHD has confirmed 713 county residents have recovered from the illness.

COLFAX COUNTY

THREE RIVERS PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • Dodge County: 442 cases
  • Saunders County: 34 cases
  • Washington County: 28 cases
  • Total case count for all counties served: 504 cases

IOWA

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

  • 12 new COVID-19 cases
  • One additional death for a total of eight to date