Thursday Oct. 22 COVID-19 update: 223 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County

Published: Oct. 22, 2020 at 11:46 AM CDT
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(WOWT) - Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported today by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa.

Douglas County update

The Douglas County Health Department has reported 223 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and 3 additional deaths.

The community total is now 20,676 cases.

A woman in her 60s and two men over 75 have passed. The number of deaths in the county is now 218.

There have been 14,559 reported recoveries.

Lincoln-Lancaster County update

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Public Health Department has reported its 42nd death. The individual was a man in his 70s.

Lincoln also reports 81 new cases, bringing the community total to 8,526.

The recoveries are up to 3,750.

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.

Resource links

COVID-19 dashboards: Douglas County | Lancaster County | Nebraska | Iowa | Worldwide

School dashboards: Omaha Public Schools | Millard Public Schools | Bellevue Public Schools | UNL | Midland University

COVID-19 risk dials: Omaha-Douglas County | Lincoln-Lancaster County

COVID-19 information: Latest updates | Resources

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