Lancaster County COVID-19 update

The Health Department announced fewer than 50 new cases of coronavirus.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Saturday, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced 48 new coronavirus cases in the community.

This brings the total number of residents in the county who have tested positive for the virus to 27,822.

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No new deaths were reported, keeping the total at 217. So far, this week’s positivity rate is 24.3%.

Nearly 12,600 people have recovered from the virus, with more than 65,000 vaccines administered- and this number doesn’t include the more than 4,500 healthcare workers who received their second vaccination at the Pinnacle Bank Arena clinic.

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