Wednesday Oct. 7 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 176 new cases, 1 death

Published: Oct. 7, 2020 at 11:42 AM CDT
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(WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.

Lincoln-Lancaster update

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has reported three new COVID-19 deaths.

The individuals include a man in his 70s, a man in his 60s, and a man in his 50s.

There were also 71 new cases reported.

The community case total is now 7,075 and the death total is now 30.

Douglas County update

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 176 new cases for Wednesday. The total has reached 17,447.

The health department also is reporting one new death. A man over 70 has passed. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the community is now 198.

There have been 13,163 reported recoveries.

Three Rivers Update

The Three Rivers Public Health Department has updated its risk dial for Dodge, Washington, and Saunders County.

The COVID-19 Community Risk Dials for the Three Rivers Public Health Department (3RPHD)...
The COVID-19 Community Risk Dials for the Three Rivers Public Health Department (3RPHD) jurisdiction of Dodge, Washington, and Saunders counties has been updated for the week.(Three Rivers Public Health Department)

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.

Resource links

COVID-19 dashboards: Douglas County | Lancaster County | Nebraska | Iowa | Worldwide

School dashboards: Omaha Public Schools | Millard Public Schools | Bellevue Public Schools | UNL | Midland University

COVID-19 risk dials: Omaha-Douglas County | Lincoln-Lancaster County

COVID-19 information: Latest updates | Resources

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