Lincoln tops 400 COVID-19 cases

The new cases bring the community total to 434. 
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City officials on Tuesday morning announced 40 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln.

The new cases bring the community total to 434.

Additional cases are expected to be reported during Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird’s daily coronavirus briefing Tuesday afternoon.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.

Those who experience these symptoms are urged to access drive-through testing offered by Bryan Health and CHI Health St. Elizabeth.  Residents begin this process with a free online risk assessment available at BryanHealth.com and CHIHealth.com.

If testing is recommended, individuals will be given an order and referred to one of the testing sites.  Only those with an order and referral from Bryan Health or CHI Health St. Elizabeth, or an order from their doctor are permitted at the drive-through sites.  Those who need assistance may contact the Health Department at 402-441-8006.

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