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Coronavirus case updates: September 27

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-27 17:29:28-04

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

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • Positivity rate for the week, which ended Saturday, was 8.8% - down from last week's 10%
  • 8,996 tests were conducted this week, up from 7,030 the previous week
  • 170 additional positive cases reported Sunday for a total of 15,935 cases
  • Looking at the weekly increase of roughly 85 new cases during the past week, DCHD says it's important to note the increase came in the 20-49 age group
  • No additional deaths for a total of 193 deaths
  • 12,244 residents have recovered
  • As of the most recent report Saturday, metro area hospitals had 346 beds available for a 75% occupancy rate
  • There were 99 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 26 more persons of interest
  • 17 people who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY

  • 61 additional positive cases for a total of 6,294 cases
  • Number of deaths remains at 24

IOWA

  • 804 additional COVID-19 cases for a total of 86,229 cases
  • 12 additional deaths for a total of 1,315 deaths
  • 65,782 residents have recovered

    Coronavirus Resources and Information

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