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    COVID cases in the county take another dip, 5 deaths reported – Omaha, Nebraska

    Omaha, Nebraska 2021-09-23 16:43:23 –

    Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) —The latest release from the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) confirmed an additional 127 COVID-19 cases in the county. The agency also reported five COVID-19-related deaths.

    The agency said: “The Health Department has received five new death certificates in the past day. We have lost three men. One in their 50s, one in their 60s and the other in their 70s. None of them were vaccinated. The youngest man had an underlying condition, but the other man did not. Two women in their 70s died. One of them was vaccinated and had multiple underlying conditions. The other was unvaccinated and had no underlying condition. “

    Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the total number of deaths in the community has reached 781.

    The total number of cases is currently 82,231.

    In addition, DCHD Director Dr. Lindsay Hughes wants to call on people to take steps to prevent the spread and infection of COVID-19.

    “Masks worn by others protect you,” said Dr. Lindsay Hughes, Health Director. “Your mask protects the people around you, as does the COVID-19 vaccination you receive.”

    Other data from the department:

    • According to the latest local hospital report received yesterday (Wednesday):
      • In the afternoon, medical and surgical beds occupy 89%, beds with 153 staff are available, adult ICU beds occupy 85%, beds available for 44 staff had.
      • There are 197 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19, 56 of whom are receiving adult ICU-level treatment. Seven pediatric patients were identified among the inpatients.
      • Five more are interested in COVID-19 (usually waiting for test results) and all are adults.
      • Thirty-six people who were confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19 were on mechanical ventilation.

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