Thursday Dec. 3 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 556 new cases, 4 deaths
(WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.
The Douglas County Health Department reported 556 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and four deaths.
The new community total is 41,789 positive cases.
One woman and three men all over 70 have passed. The total number of deaths is now 347.
As of their most recent report, medical and surgical beds were at 70% occupancy, with 433 beds available. ICU beds are occupied at 77 percent with 78 beds available.
There are 404 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with 108 receiving ICU treatment.
A total of 21,020 residents have recovered.
The Douglas County risk dial was moved into the red on Saturday.
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced five more deaths today, bringing their community total to 90.
A man in his 60s, a woman in her 70s, and a man and woman in their 90s have passed.
In addition, 230 more cases were reported, bringing the total cases to 17,683.
Recoveries are up from 5,273 to 5,317. The positivity rate is at 37 percent.
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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