Coronavirus case updates: September 24

Posted at 10:18 AM, Sep 24, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 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.



  • On Thursday, September 24, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported 147 new cases of COVID-19 that were received by midnight the previous day. This makes 15,566 total cases in Douglas County since the outbreak began in March.
  • The Health Department has not received any new death certificates related to the pandemic during the past day. The number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county remains at 191.
  • DCHD has confirmed 11,903 county residents have recovered from the illness.
  • Over the past 14 days there have been 48 cases of COVID-19 reported in K-12 schools in Douglas County, including 24 staff and 24 students. There are 291 individuals who are being quarantined, including 52 staff and 239 students.
  • As of this morning, metro area hospitals had 257 medical and surgical beds available for an 81 percent occupancy rate. There were 109 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 25 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results). Sixteen individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.


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