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Coronavirus case updates: October 9, 2020

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Posted at 11:04 AM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 17:26:50-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Friday, 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 COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 112 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 7,289.
  • The number of deaths in the community remains at 30.
  • Recoveries: 3,132
  • Overall positivity rate:
    • Lancaster County – remains at 8.6 percent
    • State – up from 10.1 percent to 10.2 percent
    • National – remains at 8 percent
  • Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 59 with 31 from Lancaster County (six on ventilators) and 28 from other communities (five on ventilators).
  • The COVID-19 Risk Dial is at “Elevated Orange,” indicating a high risk of the virus spreading.

Omaha Metro Healthcare Coalition

  • 172 Med/Surg Beds were available out of 1,386 staffed beds. (These are "non-ICU level nursing care" beds, not surge beds.)
  • 88% occupancy rate
  • 25 Adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds were available out of 343 staffed beds. (93% occupancy rate)
  • 11 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds were available out of 38 staffed beds. (71% occupancy rate)
  • 144 total inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19
  • 30 COVID-19 PUIs
  • 130 (Column EH) of the 461 ventilators in hospitals are in use. 13 ventilators are being used for hospitalized patients either suspected or confirmed COVID.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


    THREE RIVERS PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

    IOWA

    (AP) - Iowa coronavirus infection hospitalizations continued to rise as the state reported 1,184 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and 14 more deaths.

    Iowa has posted more than 1,000 new cases in four out of the last eight days, and the number of people in hospitals has climbed to an all-time high of 461 on Friday. The death toll reached 1,433.

    Iowa's seven-day rolling average of the positivity rate is just above 17%, the fourth highest in the nation.

    Virus spread continues across most regions of the state while few limitations remain. Gov. Kim Reynolds has adopted a voluntary mask and distancing policy approach.

    MILLS COUNTY

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