Saturday Nov. 28 COVID-19 update: Douglas County reports 282 new cases, 2 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 282 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
The new community total is 39,107 positive cases.
Two new deaths have been reported. One man and one woman over the age of 80 years old have died.
The death toll in Douglas County is now 320
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.
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 216 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. The community’s total is now 16,341.
There were no new death certificates received by the LLCHD. The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in the county remains at 73.
Wanting to get back to the gym after the Thanksgiving feast? Check out recommendations on how to prepare going back. #WearAMask #DoRightRightNow #PhysicalDistancing #FitFam @DouglasCountyNE @omaha_scanner @DCTreasurer @OmahaChamber @NEDHHS @omahafoundation pic.twitter.com/AyC0zxcrFa— DouglasCoHealthDept (@HealthDouglasCo) November 28, 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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