COVID cases on a downward trend in Lancaster County

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Thursday, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced 51 new COVID-19 cases were also announced, bringing the community total to 28,041.

The total number of deaths remain at 220.

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More than 13,200 people have recovered from the virus, with more than 74,300 vaccines administered.

This week’s positivity rate is 20.8%.

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Twenty-eight COVID patients are currently hospitalized (18 are Lancaster County residents).

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