Friday Nov. 13 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports seven deaths, 627 new cases
(WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.
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.
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.
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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