Douglas County reports more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 – Omaha World-Herald

The Douglas County Health Department reported more than 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

The county now has 2,211 confirmed cases, up from 2,088 on Friday.

As of Friday night, local hospitals reported that 127 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19. Officials also reported that 490 medical surge beds were available. Of the 374 ventilators available, 132 were in use, including 45 for COVID-19 patients.

Four hundred and one county residents have recovered from the illness, according to the Health Department.

Pottawattamie County officials reported 10 new cases on Saturday, including two involving children. The county has recorded 159 cases, but only two people have been hospitalized.

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