84,000 vaccines administered, 45 new cases reported

Coronavirus Update

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Thursday, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced 45 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the community total to 28,372.

The total number of deaths remains at 221.

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More than 14,100 people have recovered from the virus, with more than 84,000 vaccines administered. Lancaster County is expected to receive a total of 11,200 doses this week.

This week’s positivity rate is 17.6%.

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Forty-three COVID patients are currently hospitalized (26 from Lancaster County). Three patients are on ventilators.

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