Two more deaths, 11 additional COVID-19 cases in Douglas County

Posted at 5:03 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 18:03:47-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) announced 11 additional COVID-19 cases on Monday along with two deaths.

The latest cases include six men and five women, ranging in age from 23 to 62.

Seven of the new cases had contact with a previous case, one was community-acquired and three cases are still under investigation, according to the health department. One new case is hospitalized.

The two deaths involve a man in his 40's and a man in his 70's. Both men had underlying health issues, DCHD said.

There have been a total of 299 COVID-19 cases in Douglas County since the start of the outbreak.

Elsewhere in the state:

The Central District Health Department announced 28 more coronavirus cases and three coronavirus deaths on Monday.

The Central District Health Department, which includes Hall, Hamilton and Merrick counties, has now announced 529 cases. The deaths include a Hamilton County woman in her 60s, a Hall County woman in her 80s and a Hall County man in his 60s.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced 10 more coronavirus cases on Monday, pushing the total in that area to 85. The new cases include five women and five men ranging in age from their 20s to their 80s. Investigations into the cases continues.

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