Wednesday Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 423 new cases, 4 deaths

Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 4:33 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.

Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 423 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. The new community total is 36,879 positive cases.

Four new deaths have been reported. Four men ranging from 70 to 80 have passed. The total number of deaths is 314.

According to the release, in the last 14 days, K-12 schools in Douglas County have report 159 staff ad 190 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 304 individuals who are quarantined with 1,706 self-monitoring.

Iowa Update

(AP) – Iowa is reporting 47 additional deaths from COVID-19, the highest single-day toll. Deaths reported on an individual day can be affected by delays in completion of death certificates and other factors, but the data from the state Department of Public Health on Wednesday makes clear Iowa is continuing to see an increase in deaths from the virus.

Johns Hopkins University says the seven-day rolling average of daily deaths in Iowa has risen over the past two weeks from nearly 16 deaths per day on Nov. 10 to 28 deaths per day on Nov. 24.

In the month of November alone, 555 people in Iowa have died of COVID-19. The state data shows 3,365 additional positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

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 | 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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