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Coronavirus case updates: November 10, 2020

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 19:56:09-05

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 school cases here.

NEBRASKA

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

  • The latest statewide case total is 87,733 as of Nov. 10. There were 70 new COVID-19-related deaths in the state over the last seven days, for a total of 730. A total of 49,761 Nebraskans diagnosed with COVID-19 have since recovered.
  • Daily hospitalizations over the last seven days increased by 187, for a total of 860. The daily average of positive cases for the last seven days is 1,953, compared to a daily average of 1,240 last week, and 852 and 838 cases in prior weeks.
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Total positive cases59,40965,37674,06087,733
Active hospitalizations380436673860
Total deaths565620660730

“I want to stress the sense of urgency due to the current conditions we’re experiencing in our state. We have hundreds of Nebraskans hospitalized due to COVID-19 and cases continue to climb, which will result in additional COVID-19 related deaths,” said Dr. Gary Anthone, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Public Health for DHHS. “Our behaviors matter. Our choices matter. We know what we need to do to slow the spread of the virus and help maintain available care for the people who need it. Wear a mask when you’re around people you don’t live with. Avoid situations involving the 3Cs – crowded places, close contact and confined spaces and wash your hands regularly.”

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced today that three more residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 54. The individuals were a man in his 60s, a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 90s. All three were hospitalized. On behalf of the City, Mayor Gaylor Baird expressed condolences to their families and friends.

The COVID-19 Risk Dial is now in the red position. The red dial position indicates a severe risk of the virus spreading.

  • LLCHD reports 192 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 11,513.
  • Recoveries: remains at 4,460
  • Overall positivity rate:
    • Lancaster County – up from 10.3 percent to 10.4 percent
    • State – up from 13.3 percent to 13.5 percent
    • National – remains at 7.7 percent
    • Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 121 with 47 from Lancaster County (one on a ventilator) and 74 from other communities (nine on ventilators).

    DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

    • 592 new cases for a total of. 27,399.
    • Nine new deaths have been reported. Six of those were women and three were men. All were over 75 years of age.
    • 16,707 people have recovered from the virus.
    • 86 percent hospital occupancy rate with 210 beds available and 81 percent occupancy in ICU's with 58 adult beds available.
    • There are 372 total inpatients with COVID-19 including 120 adults in ICU level. Plus, 42 COVID-19 persons of interest and 44 COVID-19 patients on ventilators.

    IOWA

    MILLS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

    Mills County Public Health along with Mills County Emergency Management Agency announced an additional death associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county today. The individual is in the age range of 80+ and passed away in a hospital setting.

    “Our thoughts and condolences are with the families,” said Mills County Public Health Administrator Julie Lynes. “This is a sad reminder of how COVID can impact those at high risk for severe symptoms. It is important that we do all we can to contain the spread of this virus by wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and using good hand hygiene.”

    Mills County has seen a significant increase in new cases and an increase in test positivity. It is in the RED Zone, which means we are experiencing high level of community transmission.

    For further data, visit the Iowa Coronavirus web page.

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