1 death, 42 new COVID cases for Lancaster County

coronavirus update

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced another community member has died from COVID-19.

The individuals have been identified as a woman in their 90s who was hospitalized. This moves the community total to 209 deaths.

LLCHD also confirms 48 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 27,202.

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More than 11,110 people have recovered from the virus.

The positivity rate for this week is unavailable.

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So far, 42 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 (30 from Lancaster County). A total of six patients are on ventilators.

More than 71,00 people have registered for the vaccine.

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