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Coronavirus case updates: September 20

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Sep 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 17:27:51-04

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

  • 40,797 total cases
  • 442 total deaths

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 106 additional positive COVID-19 cases for a total of 15,174 cases
  • Positivity rate for the week was 10.1% with 188 more cases than last week on roughly the same number of tests
  • Most of the increase involved people in their 20s and 30s, marking an increase from last week's positivity rate of 7.4%
  • No additional deaths for a total of 181 deaths
  • 11,497 residents have recovered
  • As of Saturday, metro area hospitals had 263 beds available for an 81% occupancy rate
  • There were 86 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 24 additional persons of interest
  • Fifteen individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 68 additional positive cases reported for a total of 5,698 cases
  • Number of deaths remains at 23

    IOWA

    • 881 additional positive COVID-19 cases for a total of 80,009 cases
    • 1 additional death for a total of 1,265 deaths
    • 57,512 residents have recovered

    Coronavirus Resources and Information

    Johns Hopkins global coronavirus tracker