Douglas County reports 84 more COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 16:40:31-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Tuesday, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) reported 84 more cases of COVID-19 in the community for a total of 62,070 to date.

The DCHD also reported two more deaths for a total of 625 to date. Those include a man and a woman more than 70 years of age.

According to the most recent local hospital report received Monday evening, medical and surgical beds were at 73% occupancy with 412 beds available and adult ICU beds are occupied at a 71% rate with 98 beds available.

There were 148 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 58 of them receiving adult ICU level care. There are also 19 more persons of interest (generally waiting for test results).

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

Lancaster County COVID-19 Update for February 9

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) today announced that 54 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County, bringing the community total to 27,256. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 209.

Visit[] to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information today:

Recoveries: 11,207

Weekly positivity rate:

  • January 31 through February 6: 20.4 percent
  • February 7 through 9: not available

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 42 with 27 from Lancaster County (four on ventilators) and 15 from other communities (one on a ventilator).

Vaccine registrations: 71,650

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