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Coronavirus case updates: September 6, 2020

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Posted at 1:28 PM, Sep 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-06 18:22:44-04

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 a tally of cases at area schools here.

NEBRASKA

DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 53 additional positive COVID-19 cases for a total of 13,949 cases
  • Testing for the past week showed a 9.7% positivity rate with 583 new cases on 6,039 tests compared to last week's 10.8% positivity rate with 740 new cases on 6,875 tests
  • No new deaths for a total of 169 deaths
  • 10,036 residents have recovered
  • As of Saturday, metro area hospitals had 315 medical and surgical beds available for a 77 percent occupancy rate
  • There were 82 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19 and 26 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results)
  • Fifteen individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 23 additional positive COVID-19 cases were reported Sunday for a total of 4,468 cases
  • Number of deaths remains at 20

IOWA

  • 750 additional COVID-19 cases for a total of 69,756 cases
  • 49,660 have recovered
  • 5 additional deaths for a total of 1,165 deaths