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Monday Nov. 23 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 250 new cases, 4 deaths

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Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 1:27 PM 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.

Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has reported three more residents have died from COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 70.

Two women in their 90s and a man in his 70s have passed.

Also reported, 309 new cases. The total number of cases in the community is now 14,835. The 98 new cases reported yesterday were partial results. Today’s total includes cases reported by midnight Sunday. The total number of new cases reported for Sunday and today is 407, according to the release.

Recoveries are up from 4,920 to 4,988.

The positivity rate for this week is so far is 28 percent.

Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 250 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The new community total is 35,867 positive cases.

Four new deaths have been reported. A woman in her 50s, a man in his 60s, and both a man and a woman over 75 have passed. The death toll has reached 302.

The DCHD reported there have been 18,398 recoveries.

The health department also reported hospitalization counts as of Monday: 77 percent of medical beds are occupied, leaving 348 beds available. ICU beds are 77 percent occupied, with 77 beds available.

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 | Sarpy County | Lancaster County | Nebraska | Iowa | Worldwide

School dashboards: Omaha Public Schools | Millard Public Schools | Bellevue Public Schools | Westside Community Schools | Gretna Public Schools | Elkhorn Public Schools | UNL | Midland University

COVID-19 risk dials: Omaha-Douglas County | Lincoln-Lancaster County

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