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Douglas County releases rising COVID numbers on Friday – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2022-06-24 12:04:39 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) — On Friday, the Douglas County Health Department reported receiving 224 new positive COVID-19 tests from midnight the day before. The Ministry of Health has not received a new COVID-19-related death certificate for the past day. The number of COVID-19-related deaths in Douglas County during the pandemic remains 1,134. The number of positive cases since March 2020 is currently 156,539.

The number of cases and hospitalizations is increasing, and the Ministry of Health points out that the number of hospitalizations since March is not very high.

The Omaha Metropolitan Healthcare Union, which includes hospitals in Douglas, Sarpy, Sanders, Dodge, and Washington, Nebraska, as well as Council Bluffs and Missouri Valley, Iowa, has updated COVID-19 cases and hospital occupancy. Release the report to the Douglas County Health Department. Monday and Thursday divisions. The total number includes both COVID-19 patients and patients hospitalized for all other illnesses or injuries, unless otherwise stated.

According to the latest local hospital updates received by DCHD on Thursday:

  • 105 individuals, including 4 pediatric cases, were hospitalized for COVID-19.
    • Adult ICU beds were occupied at a rate of 87%, and beds with 39 staff were available.
    • Eight adults received ICU level care.
    • Two people who were confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19 were on mechanical ventilation.
  • Medical and surgical beds were occupied with an 86% occupancy, with beds available to 194 staff.
  • Beds in the pediatric ICU were 91% of the capacity and 12 beds were available.
  • There were 2 additional adult COVID-19s of interest (generally waiting for test results).

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