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Douglas County Health Department reports 10 new COVID-19 related deaths

345 new cases reported
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Posted at 12:41 PM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 13:41:14-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — NEBRASKA

DOUGLAS COUNTY

The Douglas County Health Department reported 345 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

The total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began is 51,901.

Ten additional deaths related to the pandemic were reported involving seven women and three men.

A total of 476 deaths have occurred in Douglas County related to the pandemic.

The health department reports that 31,425 residents have recovered from COVID-19.

According to the most recent hospital report, medical and surgical beds were at 80% occupancy with 307 beds available and adult ICU beds were occupied at a 76% rate with 82 beds available.

There were 289 people hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 with 81 of them receiving adult ICU level care.

Additionally, there were 26 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results).

Forty-one people who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators, according to the health department.

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