Lancaster County COVID-19 update

The Health Department has announced 67 new cases of COVID-19.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lancaster County Health Department announced one more COVID death for Lancaster County.

The individual was a woman in her 80s who was hospitalized and a long-term care resident.  This brings the total number of deaths reported to 198.

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On Saturday, 67 new COVID-19 cases were reported, bumping the community total to 26,650.

The positivity rate so far this week is 26.4%.

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Vaccination registration numbers also continue to rise exponentially, with nearly 66,700 people registered.

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