COVID death reported in Lancaster Co.

Mayor's Coronavirus Press Conference 1/12/21

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Today, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports another death due to COVID-19. This brings the community total to 235.

The individual has been identified as a woman in her 80s who was hospitalized.

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In addition, 16 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the community total to 31,241.

More than 28,600 people have recovered from the virus and nearly 138,200 people have been fully vaccinated in Lancaster County.

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This week’s positivity rate is 3.2%

Twenty-nine COVID patients are hospitalized (14 are Lancaster County residents). Four patients are on ventilators.

Upcoming public mass vaccination clinics include: 

  • Friday, May 14, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first and second doses
  • Saturday, May 15, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first and second doses; and Gateway Mall – second-dose drive-through clinic north of the garages of the former Sears store
  • Sunday, May 16, Cristo Rey Church, 4221 “J” Street – first and second doses
  • Monday, May 17, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 31st and “O” streets – first and second doses
  • Tuesday, May 18, “F” Street Community Center, 1225 “F” Street – first and second doses; and Gateway Mall – first-dose drive-through clinic north of the garages of the former Sears store
  • Wednesday, May 19, Gateway Mall – second-dose drive-through clinic north of the garages of the former Sears store
  • Thursday, May 20, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first and second doses
  • Friday, May 21, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department – first and second doses
  • Saturday, May 22, Gateway Mall – second dose drive-through clinic north of the garages of the former Sears store
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