Tuesday Oct. 20 COVID-19 update: 278 new cases in Douglas County

Published: Oct. 20, 2020 at 10:39 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.

Douglas County update

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 278 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

The community total is now 20,323 cases.

The total number of deaths remains at 215.

There have been 14,334 reported recoveries.

Lincoln- Lancaster update

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has reported 2 new deaths, bringing the community total to 39.

In addition, 134 new cases were reported, bringing the case count to 8,339.

There have been a total of 3,665 recoveries.

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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