Douglas County reports 442 more cases of COVID-19, two more deaths

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Posted at 11:13 AM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 12:13:39-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Monday, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported 442 more cases of COVID-19 and two deaths related to the virus. The deaths include an unvaccinated man in his 60s and a vaccinated man in his 70s.

With the new cases the community’s total, since the pandemic began is now up to 90,203 and deaths have reached 846.

Other data from the department:

  • According to the most recent local hospital report received yesterday (Sunday) afternoon:

    • Medical and surgical beds were at 88% occupancy with 164 staffed beds available. 
    • Adult ICU beds were occupied at an 88% rate with 34 staffed beds available. 
    • There were 186 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 64 of them receiving adult ICU level care. Four pediatric patients were confirmed among those hospitalized. 
    • There were seven additional COVID-19 persons of interest (generally waiting for test results) to report, and all of them were adults. 
    • Twenty-eight individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.

It also provided an extended list of clinics happening this month that will serve children ages 5-11:

Other clinics:

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