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Friday Nov. 13 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports seven deaths, 627 new cases

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Published: Nov. 13, 2020 at 11:58 AM CST
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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.

Nebraska

According to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services as of 6 p.m. Friday, here are the latest statistics compared to Nov. 12.

Total cases: 94,922 an increase of 2,369.

Total deaths: 775, an increase of 19.

Hospitalizations: 918. The previous high of 905 was set Nov. 12.

Total tests: 1,117,259.

26 percent hospital bed availability.

26 percent ICU bed availability.

71 percent ventilator availability.

Iowa

According to the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services as of 6 p.m. Friday, here are the latest statistics compared to Nov. 12.

Total cases: 176,687, an increase of 5,432.

Positivity rate: 16.3 percent overall while the 14-day average is 22.7 percent.

Individuals tested: 1,081,793.

Total Test Iowa tests: 1,648,717.

Deaths: 1,949, an increase of 18.

Hospitalizations: 1,261, a new high.

Patients in ICU: 246, a new high.

Recoveries: 106,546.

Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department reported seven deaths and 627 new cases Friday, bringing the community total to 29,369 cases.

The most recent deaths were a woman in her 60s, two women in their 70s, and two women and two men in their 80s. To date, 267 people in the county have died of COVID-19 during the pandemic.

The most recent local positivity rate was 29.2%, as reported by DCHD on Sunday.

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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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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