Sunday Dec. 20 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 212 new cases
(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 212 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and no new deaths.
The total number of cases since the pandemic began is now 49,242.
The number of deaths in Douglas County remains at 435.
As of their most recent report, medical and surgical beds were at 78 percent occupancy, with 347 beds available. ICU beds are occupied at a 69 percent rate with 104 beds available.
A total of 26,455 residents have recovered since the start of the pandemic.
DCHD also reported on Sunday that the county’s 7-day positivity rate edged up from 28.5% reported the previous week. Of 9,806 tests run during the past week, 2,853 tested positive for COVID-19, giving the county a new 7-day average of 29.1%.
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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