OMAHA- Omaha-area hospitals are reporting another uptick in coronavirus patients, but local health officials are still managing the caseloads without any issues.
Nebraska Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Gary Anthone, says Douglas County’s hospitals are treating 135 patients, up from 122 last week. But Anthone says the increase hasn’t had much of an impact on the available bed space or ventilators within the hospitals. Among the coronavirus patients is former Columbus Mayor and current State Senator Mike Moser, who is receiving care at Nebraska Medical Center.
Govenor Pete Ricketts says he’s praying for Moser’s recovery.