Douglas County reported 134 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and 144 new cases on Friday.
Douglas County Public Health Officer Bob Dannenhoffer confirmed the deaths of two more Douglas County residents related to COVID-19.
The death of a 61-year-old woman who died Wednesday and 79-year-old man who died Thursday mark the 100th and 101st death in Douglas County since the coronavirus pandemic began in 2020.
The county reports that 47 Douglas County residents are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 cases, 41 locally and six out of the area. Of the patients hospitalized locally, 43 have not been vaccinated. Eleven require ventilators and 11 are in the Intensive Care Unit. The average age of locally hospitalized patients is 58, according to the Douglas County COVID-19 team.
Currently the Douglas Public Health Network is supporting 1,133 cases in isolation, as well as 383 contacts in quarantine.