OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Tuesday, 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 our full coronavirus coverage here.
DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
- On Tuesday, September 15, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported 77 new cases of COVID-19 that were received by midnight the previous day. This makes 14,622 total cases in Douglas County since the outbreak began in March.
- The Health Department received no new death certificates during the past day related to the pandemic. The number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county remains at 178.
- DCHD has confirmed 11,014 county residents have recovered from the illness.
- As of this morning, metro area hospitals had 237 medical and surgical beds available for an 83 percent occupancy rate. There were 95 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 28 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results). Nineteen individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.