Monday Dec. 14 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 490 new cases, 2 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 490 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and two new deaths.
The total number of cases since the pandemic began is now 47,069. The previous week which ended Saturday saw a positivity rate of 28.1%, a decrease from 30.2% the previous week. Similarly, the county’s risk dial nudged down from 3.7 to 3.5, though remained in the red, or “severe,” category.
The number of deaths in Douglas County is now 401. Two men over 65 have passed away.
As of their most recent report, medical and surgical beds were at 74% occupancy, with 391 beds available.
A total of 23,755 residents have recovered since the start of the pandemic.
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.
School dashboards: Omaha Public Schools | Millard Public Schools | Bellevue Public Schools | Westside Community Schools | Gretna Public Schools | Elkhorn Public Schools | Lincoln Public Schools | UNL | Midland University
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