Monday Oct. 12 COVID-19 update: Health Care Coalition reports 79% occupancy rate

Published: Oct. 12, 2020 at 2:07 PM 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.

Health Care Coalition update

The following are statics for Douglas County, Sarpy County, Washington County, Saunders County, and Dodge County.

  • 282 Med/Surg Beds were available out of 1,341 staffed beds.
  • 79% occupancy rate.
  • 38 Adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds were available out of 351 staffed beds. (89% occupancy rate)
  • 11 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds were available out of 39 staffed beds. (72% occupancy rate)
  • 137 total inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19
  • 19 COVID-19 PUIs
  • 147 of the 463 (Column EG) ventilators in hospitals are in use. 5 ventilators are being used for hospitalized patients either suspected or confirmed COVID.

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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