OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Wednesday, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) additional COVID-19 cases for a total of 63,012 since the pandemic began in March of 2020.
Six additional deaths were also reported for a total of 645 to date. The department said the cases include, “A woman in her 50s and two men over the age of 70. We also have lost a man in his 60s and two men over 80.”
Other information from the DCHD:
- Updated information on recoveries is not available today.
- According to the most recent local hospital report received last evening, medical and surgical beds were at 75% occupancy with 390 beds available and adult ICU beds are occupied at a 68% rate with 108 beds available.
- There were 102 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 49 of them receiving adult ICU level care.
- There are also nine more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results).
- Nineteen individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.