Coronavirus case updates: October 12, 2020

Posted at 11:49 AM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 17:20:35-04

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



Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that another resident has died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 32. The individual was a woman in her 50s who was hospitalized. Mayor Gaylor Baird expresses condolences to her family and friends on behalf of the City.

LLCHD reports 53 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 7,534.

Visit to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information today:

Recoveries: up from 3,228 to 3,271

Overall positivity rate:

  • Lancaster County – remains at 8.6 percent
  • State – up from 10.1 percent to 10.2 percent
  • National – down from 8 percent to 7.7 percent

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 55 with 29 from Lancaster County (five on ventilators) and 26 from other communities (four on ventilators).


Coronavirus Resources and Information

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