Additional COVID-19 cases reported in Lincoln

Officials have announced four new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln. 
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Officials have announced four new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln.

The cases, announced Friday morning, bring Lincoln’s total positive case count to 49.

Health officials are investigating the new cases, which include three people in their 30s and one in their 60s.

Health officials are monitoring 101 individuals.  Lancaster County reports one death, 1,400 negative tests, 49 positives with 12 tests pending at the Nebraska Public Health Lab.

There are now 584 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska and 15 deaths.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.  Those who experience these symptoms should self-quarantine and call their health care providers for recommended follow up before visiting. If you need help accessing care, contact the Health Department at 402-441-8006. Do not go to the emergency room unless it is essential.

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