Friday Nov. 27 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 1,946 new cases, 4 deaths
(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 1,946 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday.
“The state has informed us one private lab has reported more than 750 cases in the last two days that date back to October,” the DCHD stated in their report.
The new community total is 38,825 positive cases.
Four new deaths have been reported. Two men over the age of 65 and two women over the age of 80 have died. The total number of deaths is now 318.
As of their most recent report, medical and surgical beds were at 73 percent occupancy, with 400 beds available.
ICU beds are occupied at 71 percent with 96 beds available. There are 403 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with 106 receiving ICU treatment.
A total of 19,832 residents have recovered.
From our family to yours, we wish all of our #GuardiansofHealth a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving! We are thankful for each and every Guardian who has dedicated their lives to helping people around the world achieve the highest attainable standard of health. #ThankYou pic.twitter.com/DkbgJhvglm— UNMC Public Health (@UNMCCOPH) November 26, 2020
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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