OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Douglas County Health Department announced 189 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday along with one new death.
The total number of positive cases reported since March of 2020 is now 84,212.
A man in his 80s who was unvaccinated passed away. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Douglas County is now 798.
See more COVID-19 related hospital data from the health department below.
According to the most recent local hospital report received yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon, medical and surgical beds were at 88% occupancy with 156 staffed beds available and adult ICU beds were occupied at an 87% rate with 38 staffed beds available.
There were 202 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 61 of them receiving adult ICU level care.
Five pediatric patients were confirmed among those hospitalized.
There were two additional COVID-19 persons of interest (generally waiting for test results), and both are adults.
Thirty-five individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.