An unvaccinated 45-year-old woman died of complications from COVID-19 Thursday, marking the 200th death of a Douglas County resident due to the coronavirus since March 2020.
The Douglas County COVID-19 Recovery Team reported seven total deaths between information received Thursday and Friday, which raised the county's death toll to 202. Of the seven deaths reported, only one, a 64-year-old woman who died Sept. 1, was fully vaccinated.
The county reported 73 new positive and presumptive cases of the coronavirus Thursday and 46 Friday. There were 74 county residents hospitalized, 52 locally, 21 out of the area, and one out of state for specialized care. Of those, 69 were either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
At CHI Mercy Medical Center, 18 COVID-19 patients were on ventilators and another eight were receiving non-invasive breathing assistance. Thirteen of those patients were in the hospital's intensive care unit while 10 were in the progressive care unit.