Another COVID death reported in Lancaster County

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Today, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports another COVID-19 death, bringing the community total to 232.

The individual is identified as a man in his 60s who was hospitalized,

LLCHD also reports 51 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the community total to 30,493.

A total of 31 COVID variants have been identified within the county, nearly 75% of the cases are the UK variant.

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More than 27,400 people have recovered from the virus and nearly 260,360 vaccines have been administered.

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Thirty-six COVID patients are hospitalized (18 are Lancaster County residents). Four patients are on ventilators.

Next week’s large-scale clinics (others may be added):

  • Wednesday, April 21, first-dose drive-thru clinic at Gateway Mall at the garages of the former Sears store.
  • Friday, April 23, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first and second doses

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