COVID death in Lancaster County

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A somber start to the week. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) says another community member has died from COVID-19.

They have been identified as a woman in her 70s who was hospitalized. This brings the total number of community deaths to 228.

LLCHD also reports eight new cases of COVID-19, bringing the community total to 29,848.

So far, Lancaster County only has seven confirmed variant cases. Six of which are the U.K. variant and one is the California variant.

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Nearly 26,800 people have recovered from the virus and more than 1189,500 vaccines have been administered.

Four mass vaccination clinics are scheduled for this week, they are as follows:

  • Wednesday, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first doses for residents age 50 and older
  • Thursday, Pinnacle Bank Arena – second doses for residents age 63 and older, educators, and childcare providers
  • Friday, Pinnacle Bank Arena – second doses for residents age 63 and older, educators, and childcare providers
  • Saturday, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first dose clinic for manufacturing and food service workers

See also: 3 variants in 3 days, COVID cases rise in Northeast Nebraska

The weekly positivity rate is not available.


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