COVID cases continue to decline in Lancaster County

coronavirus update

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Friday, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced 49 new coronavirus cases have been reported, bringing the total to 27,427.

The number of total deaths remains at 210.

This week’s positivity rate is just over 18%.

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Nearly 11,615 people have recovered from the virus, with more than 52,700 vaccines administered.

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Thirty-two people are hospitalized with COVID-19 (22 from Lancaster County).

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