Douglas Co. reports four more COVID-19 deaths, 160 new cases

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Posted at 12:16 PM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 13:16:58-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Monday, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported four more COVID-19-related deaths and 160 new cases of the virus among residents.

With the new cases, the county’s total is now at 56,461.

Deaths are now at 522. Those cases included “a woman in her 80s and three men ranging from their 60s to their 80s.

Other data from the department:

  • DCHD reports that 38,795 Douglas County residents have recovered from the disease.
  • According to the most recent local hospital report received today, medical and surgical beds were at 74% occupancy with 394 beds available and adult ICU beds are occupied at a 65% rate with 118 beds available.
  • There were 244 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 72 of them receiving adult ICU level care.
  • There are also 19 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results).
  • Thirty-two individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The county is still in phase 1A of the vaccination schedule and said it will shift to phase 1B in about two weeks.

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