COVID-19 update: 145 more cases in Douglas County Tuesday, 2 in Pott. County
Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported Tuesday by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.
Two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services are positive for the coronavirus. Both are employed at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.
They are both self-isolating at home.
The total NDCS staff members diagnosed with COVID-19 is 16.
Nebraska is up 266 cases with a total of 14,611 according to
The state is also up 3 deaths with a total of 181.
has reached 20,015 cases. Iowa is up 316 from yesterday as well as up 6 deaths with a total of 561.
The Lincoln-Lancaster Health Department has announced 17 new cases of COVID-19. The community now has a total of 1,245.
The Pottawattamie County Public Health Department reported 2 new COVID-19 cases. Both are from Council Bluffs.
One of the individuals is between 1- 40 years old and the other is between 41-60.
The county's total is at 309.
The Douglas County Health Department has confirmed the total case count is now 4,557. This is 145 more from Monday's total of 4,412.
The county also reports 2 additional deaths. One was a man over 65 years old and one was a woman over 65 years old.
Of the 375 ventilators available, 168 were in use, including 49 for COVID-19 patients. The county also reported 390 medical surge beds available and 140 patients hospitalized.