Friday Aug. 7 COVID-19 update: 166 new cases, 1 death in Douglas County,
(WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.
Nebraska, Iowa state 6 p.m. totals
Nebraska reported 28,104 total cases Friday, which is an increase of 283 from Thursday. The state also reports a total of 345 deaths, an increase of five from Thursday.
There is a 38 percent hospital bed availability, 34 percent ICU bed availability and 79 percent ventilator availability.
Iowa reported an increase of 525 cases for a total of 47,887 in the state, and four deaths for a total of 913 dead.
There are currently 223 people hospitalized in Iowa with 36,348 recoveries.
22 new cases in Lincoln
The Lincoln-Lancaster Public Health Department confirmed 22 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 3,266 in the community.
The total number of deaths remains at 17.
166 new cases, 1 death in Douglas County
The Douglas County Health Departement has reported 166 new cases along with an additional death.
A woman in her 50s has passed. This brings the number of deaths to 136.
The total number of cases reported since the outbreak began is now 11,135.
DCHD also reports 7,323 recoveries.
Three Rivers Public Health update
The Three Rivers Public Health Department reports a total of 1,062 cases within its jurisdiction.
Dodge County has 798 cases, Saunders County has 150, and Washington County has 114 cases.
REFERENCE NOTE -- 6 News pulls data from Nebraska and Iowa COVID-19 dashboards at 6 p.m. daily. All other reports in this post come from official news releases from area health departments and other authorities as stated.
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