Thursday July 23 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 155 new cases, 5 deaths

Published: Jul. 23, 2020 at 11:24 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.

State Totals

Nebraska has a reported total of 23,818 cases and 316 deaths.

There is currently a 34% hospital bed availability, 35% ICU bed availability, and 80% ventilator availability. There are 126 hospitalized.

In Iowa, the total number of cases jumped 641 for a total of 40,641 and 818 deaths.

Iowa also reports 28,944 recoveries.

1 death in Sarpy County

The Sarpy/Cass Public Health Department has reported the passing of a woman in her 80s who suffered from underlying health conditions.

Sarpy County has a total of 1,637 cases and Cass has 123.

This is the jurisdiction’s tenth death related to COVID-19.

72 new cases in Lincoln

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has reported 72 new COVID-19 cases. The community total is now 2,669.

The number of deaths remains at 14.

New case in Mills County

Mills County has reported an additional COVID-19 case.

The community total is now 62.

155 new cases, 5 deaths in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 155 new COVID-19 cases in the county and five additional deaths.

The county total is now at 9,226 cases since the outbreak began and 122 deaths.

DCHD has reported 5,937 recoveries.

As of this morning, according to a release, 214 medical beds were available for an 84 percent occupancy rate. There were 79 patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Of the 429 ventilators available to hospitals, 128 were in use, including 11 for COVID-19 patients.

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