COVID positivity in Douglas County at 29.6% in most recent week

Posted at 12:32 PM, Nov 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-08 13:32:52-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The Douglas County Health Department says the coronavirus positivity rate in the county for the week that ended Saturday was 29.6 percent.

According to the health department, there were 3,047 positive cases out of 10,289 tests during that stretch of time.

The number of positive cases mark the most for a single week in the county since the pandemic began in March.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the county sits at 26,393, including 451 reported Sunday.

The health department didn't report any new deaths related to coronavirus on Sunday, leaving that tally at 246.

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