Wednesday Nov. 18 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 844 new cases, 5 deaths

Published: Nov. 18, 2020 at 11:40 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.

Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 844 positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the community total to 32,990 cases.

Wednesday’s report exceeds the previous single-day high for new cases, which occurred when DCHD reported nearly 800 cases on Saturday.

Five new deaths were also been reported Wednesday: a man in his 50s, two men over 80, and two women over 80. The total number of deaths is now 280.

The most recent report of recoveries is 17,404.

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Posted by Douglas County Health Department on Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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

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