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Douglas County reports 151 COVID cases, three more deaths

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-30 14:40:53-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The Douglas County Health Department reported 151 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, along with three additional deaths.

The new cases up the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 60,867.

The deaths increase the number of fatalities in the county linked to the pandemic to 597. The three new deaths include a man in his 50s and a man and a woman over 80.

The county says 47,503 residents have recovered from coronavirus.

According to the most recent local hospital report received Saturday morning, medical and surgical beds were at 77% occupancy with 354 beds available and adult ICU beds are occupied at a 70% rate with 100 beds available.

There were 204 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 78 of them receiving adult ICU level care. There are also 15 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results).

Twenty-four individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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