Omaha, NE – In the second day of the new year, almost 400 new Covid-19 cases were added in the overall Covid-19 statistics in the area.
According to the Douglas County Health Department, the Douglas County added a total of 398 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday.
With the latest numbers, the total number since the start of the pandemic in 2020 now reaches 105,677.
As we already reported, the number of Covid-19 deaths won’t be reported during the weekend. The first Covid-19 death numbers report is expected to be issued on Monday, January 3.
The Omaha Metropolitan Health Care Coalition — which encompasses Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders, Dodge and Washington counties in Nebraska, plus hospitals in Council Bluffs and Missouri Valley, Iowa — releases updated COVID-19 case counts and hospital capacity report to the Douglas County Health Department on a near-daily basis.
According to the latest announcement, the health department will continue with the vaccination process at their location at 1111 S. 41st St. on Tuesday from noon to 4 p.m. As usual, all of the vaccine options will be available for those interested to get the shot.
Other clinics are planned for Wednesday at Clair Memorial United Methodist Church, 5544 Ames Ave.,
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and at Creighton Prep High School, 7400 Western Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m., all with Pfizer vaccines.