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Coronavirus case updates: October 11, 2020

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Posted at 2:59 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 18:50:05-04

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 school cases here.

NEBRASKA

LINCOLN-LANCASTER

  • Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced that 70 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County on Sunday, bringing the community total to 7,481.
  • The number of deaths in the community remains at 31.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • As of this Sunday morning, metro area hospitals had 277 medical and surgical beds available for a 79% occupancy rate. There were 135 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 27 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results). Five individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.
  • The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported 189 new cases of COVID-19. This makes 18,252 total cases in Douglas County since the outbreak began in March.
  • There were 1,223 positive tests for the week that ended Saturday, October 10. That was out of 12,183 tests. The positivity rate by test report date was 10%.
  • The Health Department received no new death certificates during the past day related to COVID-19.
  • The number of deaths connected to the pandemic remains at 203. DCHD has confirmed 13,625 county residents have recovered from the illness.