100+ cases of COVID-19 reported, three days in a row


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Today, Lancaster County reports over a hundred cases for the third day in a row.

With 105 new confirmed coronavirus cases brings the community total up to 6,746 according to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD).

The death toll remains at 24, with recoveries up at 2,634.

Sixty-eight patients are hospitalized due to COVID-19, 40 of which are Lancaster county residents (7 on ventilators).

The overall positivity rate for the county remains at 8.6%, but the state’s is up from 9.8 to 10%.

Nebraska’s positivity rate remains at 9.8 percent.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. If you have symptoms, please get tested. Testing is now open to all Lancaster County residents by appointment only.

Categories: Coronavirus, Lancaster