Coronavirus

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Washington County's total number of lab confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 45, according to a Monday press release from the Three Rivers Public Health Department.

There are 763 confirmed cases in the district, which includes Dodge and Saunders counties. The health department also reported another death, a woman in her 50s, in Dodge County, bringing the total to 13 for the district.

As of Monday morning, local hospitals reported 355 medical beds were available and 100 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of the 367 ventilators available to area hospitals, 109 were in use, including 25 for confirmed COVID-19 patients.

Memorial Community Hospital and Health System (MCH&HS) is serving as a Test Nebraska site. Testing will be 3 to 7 p.m. July 1 at MCH&HS, 810 N. 22nd St. Those wishing to be tested should visit testnebraska.com.

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