OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Wednesday, 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 94 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 7,714. The number of deaths in the community remains at 32.
Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information today:
Recoveries: up from 3,327 to 3,380
Overall positivity rate:
- Lancaster County – remains at 8.6 percent
- State – up from 10.2 percent to 10.3 percent
- National – remains at 7.7 percent
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 58 with 30 from Lancaster County (three on ventilators) and 28 from other communities (three on ventilators).
DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT