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Douglas County health officials report record number of COVID cases

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Posted at 1:13 PM, Nov 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-07 14:25:14-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Douglas County health officials reported a record number of new coronavirus cases in the county on Saturday.

County health officials reported 640 new cases, breaking the old single-day high of 565 set on Friday.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the county since the pandemic began in March stands at 25,942.

County health officials also reported four new deaths related to coronavirus on Saturday. A woman in her 60s, two women over 70 and a man in his 70s have passed away from the virus.

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the county sits at 246.

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