Lancaster County sees 3 more COVID deaths

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced three more have died from COVID-19 in the community.

The individuals have been identified as two women in their 70s who were both hospitalized and a man in his 60s who was at home. This moves the community total to 204 deaths.

LLCHD also confirms 51 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 27,009.

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More than 10,760 people have recovered from the virus.

The positivity rate so far this week is 22.5%.

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As of Thursday, 49 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 (36 from Lancaster County). A total of two patients are on ventilators.

So far, 69,900 people have registered for the vaccine.

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