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COVID-19 update: 4 additional deaths in Douglas County

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Published: Jun. 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM CDT
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Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported Wednesday by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.

An additional case in Mills County

Mills County has reported a resident between 0-18 has tested positive for COVID-19.

The individual is the 22nd case in the county and is isolating at home.

Sarpy/Cass county reports fifth death

The Sarpy/Cass County Health Department says a Papillion man in his 60s has died due to COVID-19.

The man had underlying conditions and contracted the case through another known COVID-19 patient.

As of today, Sarpy County has a total of 811 cases and Cass County has a total of 54.

Nebraska and Iowa totals

Nebraska has reported a total of 16,025 cases and 195 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. That's 142 more cases and 4 more deaths from Tuesday's count.

Hospital bed availability is at 41 percent, ICU bed availability is at 41 percent, and ventilator availability is at 77 percent.

The state of Iowa reports a total of 22,626 cases and 631 deaths. That's 388 more cases and 5 more deaths from yesterday's count.

Iowa also reports 13,765 recoveries.

Three Rivers releases new total

The Three Rivers Public Health Department has reported its new total COVID-19 cases at 681 cases.

There are 590 cases in Dodge County, 55 cases in Saunders, and 36 cases in Washington County.

21 cases in Lincoln

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announces 21 new COVID-19 cases. The community total is now 1,397.

The number of deaths remains at 10.

4 deaths in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department has released early numbers for Wednesday.

The county reports 4 new COVID-19 related deaths and 34 more cases. Three men and a woman have died from a COVID-19 related illness. Two of the individuals were 55-64 and the other two were over 70.

As of Wednesday morning, 331 medical beds were available for a 75 percent occupancy rate, and 137 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19.

Of the 367 ventilators, 129 were in use, and 39 of those were being used by COVID-19 patients.

The county also reports 1,236 recoveries.

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