Lancaster County resident dies at home with COVID-19

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Friday, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced another COVID death, bringing the community total to 221.

The individual was identified as a man in his 80s who died at home.

Forty-five new COVID-19 cases were also confirmed today, bringing the community total to 28,086.

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More than 13,300 people have recovered from the virus, with more than 76,800 vaccines administered.

This week’s positivity rate is 20.8%.

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Thirty-seven COVID patients are currently hospitalized (22 are Lancaster County residents).

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