OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Douglas County Health Department reported 52 new positive COVID-19 tests on Wednesday along with one additional death.
A vaccinated man over 80 years old has died. The amount of COVID-19 related deaths in Douglas County is now 1,081.
The Omaha Metropolitan Healthcare Coalition — which encompasses Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders, Dodge, and Washington counties in Nebraska, plus hospitals in Council Bluffs and Missouri Valley, Iowa — releases updated COVID-19 case counts and a hospital occupancy report to the Douglas County Health Department on a near-daily basis. The overall numbers include both COVID-19 patients and hospitalized patients for all other illnesses and injuries unless otherwise noted.
According to the most recent local hospital update received by DCHD late Tuesday:
- Medical and surgical beds are at 88% occupancy with 171 staffed beds available.
- Adult ICU beds are occupied at an 83% rate with 52 staffed beds available.
- Pediatric ICU beds are at 93% capacity with 9 beds available.
- There were 182 individuals hospitalized due to COVID-19,
- Including 172 adults and 10 pediatric cases.
- Thirty-one of the adults were receiving ICU-level care.
- There are two additional adult COVID-19 persons of interest.
- Sixteen individuals who are confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 are on ventilators.
The number of positive cases since March of 2020 now totals 141,567.
DCHD will provide the following COVID-19 vaccine clinics:
• Douglas County Health Department, 1111 S. 41st St. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. All vaccines.
• Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 2602 N. 24th St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Moderna, Pfizer 5-plus.
• Girls Inc., 2811 N. 45th St. Noon-3 p.m. All vaccines.
• East African Development Association of Nebraska, 4735 NW Radial Highway. 3-5 p.m. All vaccines.