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COVID-19 update: Douglas County sees first MIS-C case, 53 new cases in Douglas County

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Published: Jun. 4, 2020 at 6:27 PM CDT
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Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported Monday by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.

30 cases in Pott. County

The Pottawattamie County Public Health Department confirmed 30 new cases Monday.

Two of the new cases are from Oakland, one from Carter Lake, one from Crescent, one from Neola, one from Underwood, and one from Council Bluffs.

The county has a total of 412 cases.

Lincoln-Lancaster reported 16 cases

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has reported 16 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the community total to 1,372.

The total number of deaths remains at 10.

53 new cases in Douglas County

Douglas County has reported 53 new cases of COVID-19. The total in the county has reached 5,206. The positivity rate for the past week is 12.4 percent.

There are no new deaths reported.

As of this morning, 433 medical and surgical beds were available for 67 percent occupancy rate, according to the release. There were 132 hospitalized with COVID-19. Of the 367 ventilators available to area hospitals, 124 were in use, 37 for COVID-19 patients.

Douglas County has also reported 1,208 recoveries.

Douglas County sees first MIS-C case

The Douglas County Health Department has reported what they believe to be the first Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) case in the county.

The case is a male child under 12-years-old and has been hospitalized. In this case, the child showed a rash, fever, fatigue, and abdominal pain, according to the release.

Douglas County Health Director Dr. Adi Pour says that if your child shows any of these symptoms to seek emergency care immediately.

MIS-C can lead to multiple organs to become inflamed. It can be deadly, but most children recover from medical treatment. Many children who have MIS-C have tested positive for COVID-19 or been around someone who has tested positive for the disease.

49 new cases in Pottawattamie County

Pottawattamie County Public Health reported a total of 49 new cases Monday from over the weekend -- 18 Saturday, one on Sunday and 30 on Monday.

Of the newly reported cases, two are from Oakland, one each are from Carter Lake, Crescent, Neola, Underwood and the rest are from Council Bluffs.

As of Monday, 4,657 Pottawattamie County residents have been tested for COVID-19. A total of 371 have tested positive.

Including epi-linked cases, a total of 412 cases have been reported in the county.

A total of 226 people have recovered from the illness in the county. Four are hospitalized and 164 are self-isolating.

Lincoln reports 16 cases

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 16 more cases of COVID-19 in the area Monday, bringing the community's total to 1,372.

The number of deaths in the area remains at 10. A total of 267 Lancaster residents have recovered from the illness.

Mills County reports 1 case

Mills County Public Health reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing their community's total to 21.

The new confirmed case is 19 to 40 years old and contracted the virus through community spread.

As of Monday, 20 Mills County residents have recovered from the illness. A total of 1,358 residents have been tested.

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