OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Douglas County Health Department announced 236 additional COVID-19 cases on Thursday along with five new deaths. There is a high ICU occupancy rate at 91% with 26 beds available.
Two women and a man in their 50s passed away and none were vaccinated. Additionally, an unvaccinated man in his 80s passed away along with a vaccinated woman over 85.
The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Douglas County is now 793.
Since March of 2020, the health department says 83,342 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Douglas County.
See more COVID-19 related hospital data from the health department below.
According to the most recent local hospital report received Wednesday afternoon, medical and surgical beds were at 89% occupancy with 147 staffed beds available and adult ICU beds were occupied at a 91% rate with 26 staffed beds available.
There were 191 individuals hospitalized who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 69 of them receiving adult ICU level care.
Six pediatric patients were confirmed among those hospitalized. There were 17 additional COVID-19 persons of interest (generally waiting for test results), with 14 suspected adult cases and three suspected potential pediatric cases.
Thirty-eight individuals who were confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 were on ventilators.