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Coronavirus case updates: October 29, 2020

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Posted at 11:20 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 16:58:35-04

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

SARPY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 166 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 9,330. The number of deaths in the community remains at 45.
  • Recoveries: remain at 4,024
  • Overall positivity rate:
    • Lancaster County – up from 9.1 percent to 9.2 percent
    • State – remains at 11.2 percent
    • National – remains at 7.6 percent
  • Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 71 with 42 from Lancaster County (five on ventilators) and 29 from other communities (five on ventilators).
  • The COVID-19 Risk Dial is at “Elevated Orange,” indicating a high risk of the virus spreading.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT