Coronavirus case updates: October 17, 2020

Posted at 1:12 PM, Oct 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-17 14:15:22-04

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



  • 372 additional positive COVID-19 cases for a total of 19,589 cases
  • No additional deaths
  • Total of 214 deaths in the county related to COIVD-19
  • 14,194 residents have recovered
  • As of Friday, metro area hospitals had 217 medical and surgical beds available for an 84% occupancy rate
  • 65 ICU beds available for an 80% occupancy rate
  • 135 people hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and 24 additional persons of interest
  • 12 individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators


    Coronavirus Resources and Information

    Johns Hopkins global coronavirus tracker