September 10, 2021 2:40 p.m.
4 more people have died related to COVID-19 in Douglas County, 259 more people have received new positive test results, and 15 more are presumptive, as of Friday.
County Public Health Officer Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer said the new deaths include:
*A 54-year old woman who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on August 16th and passed away on Wednesday
*A 57-year old man who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on August 18th and passed away on Wednesday
*A 68-year old woman who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on August 28th and passed away on Wednesday
*A 24-year old woman who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on August 26th and passed away on Thursday.
None were vaccinated.
The update said the total number of cases is now at 10,058. Of those, 9,748 are people that have received positive test results and 310 are presumptive. The update said the county has now passed the 10,000 mark for the total number of COVID-19 cases. One month ago, Douglas County had reported 5,327 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. That mean’s there have been 4,726 COVID-19 cases in the county over the last month.
93 Douglas County COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 62 locally and 31 outside the area, including one that was transferred out of state. 15 ventilators and 14 BiPap machines are in use. 14 COVID positive patients are in the Intensive Care Unit and 15 are in the Progressive Care Unit. 91 out of the 93 hospitalized are not fully vaccinated.
Go to: www.douglaspublichealthnetwork.org for more local information about COVID-19.