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Coronavirus case updates: May 3

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Posted at 10:40 AM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 19:32:14-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Sunday, KMTV will update this story with the latest details. Check back often for updates. The latest updates will be posted at the top. You can find our full coronavirus coverage here.

NEBRASKA

  • 5,659 total cases
  • 78 total deaths

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 56 new cases announced for a total of 865
  • 16 deaths
  • 548 medical surge beds available as of Saturday night
  • 60 patients hospitalized
  • 349 ventilators available with 73 in use, 14 for COVID-19 patients
  • 71 individuals have recovered in Douglas County

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 3 cases confirmed in Lincoln, bringing community total to 302

IOWA

  • 528 additional positive cases announced Sunday by the Iowa Dept. of Public Health
  • Total of 9,169 cases
  • 9 additional deaths announced for a total of 184
  • Additional 2,932 negative tests for total of 44,017 negative tests to date
  • 378 currently hospitalized, 3,325 Iowans have recovered
  • 1 in 59 Iowans have been tested for COVID-19

The additional deaths include the following:

  • Black Hawk County, 2 elderly adults (81+)
  • Bremer County. 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Dallas County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Dubuque, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Polk County, 2 older adults (61-80 years)
  • Poweshiek County, 2 elderly adults (81+)

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

  • 4 new cases announced Sunday for a total of 49 cases
  • 23 individuals have recovered
  • 23 are self-isolating at home
  • 1 is hospitalized
  • 2 deaths