Tuesday Sept. 22 COVID-19 update: 72 new cases, 8 deaths in Douglas County
(WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.
Douglas County update
The Douglas County Health Department reported 72 new cases Tuesday and eight new deaths.
One woman and seven men over the age of 70 have sadly passed, according to Douglas County. The total number of lives lost has reached189.
The total cases in the community have reached 15,322.
There have been 11,659 confirmed recoveries.
Mills County update
Mills County has reported 10 new cases since its last report on September 15. The community total since the pandemic began has reached 170.
The total number of deaths remains at 1.
117 have recovered.
Lancaster County update
On Tuesday, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 76 confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the community’s total to 5,850.
The number of deaths in the county remains at 24.
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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