Lincoln coronavirus cases jump to 31

The additional cases bring the community’s total to 31.  The cases are individuals ranging in age from 29 to 71. 
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Officials on Monday reported an additional 13 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Lincoln.

The additional cases bring Lancaster County’s total to 31.  The cases are individuals ranging in age from 29 to 71.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department is now monitoring 95 individuals.  Lancaster County reports 1,030 negative tests and 31 positives with 20 cases pending at the Nebraska Public Health Lab.

There are now 387 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska and eight deaths.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.  Those who experience these symptoms should self-quarantine and call their health care providers for recommended follow up before visiting. If you need help accessing care, contact the Health Department at 402-441-8006. Do not go to the emergency room unless it is essential.

 

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