Douglas County cases update
Douglas County Health Department on Wednesday reported two additional COVID-19 deaths: a man and a woman older than age 65. The local COVID-19 death toll is now 708.
DCHD also reported 53 new cases of COVID-19, and a total of 71,395 since the start of the pandemic. To date, the county has confirmed 64,402 have recovered from COVID-19.
Also on Wednesday, the health department reported that 82 cases of COVID-19 had been reported in local K-12 schools in the past two weeks. Among those, 64 are students and 18 are staff. There are also 158 people quarantined and 258 who are self-monitoring, DCHD reported.