LLCHD reports 641 COVID-19 cases

LLCHD did not report any deaths today. 
LLCHD covid update

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced 641 COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

LLCHD did not report any deaths today.

Local hospitals currently house 135 COVID-19 patients, 45 coming from other communities and a total of 15 on ventilators.

On Jan. 14, Health Director Pat Lopez announced a new DHM that lasts through Feb. 11. The new DHM includes a mask mandate for all individuals two and older regardless of vaccination status.

More information on the DHM can be found at lincoln.ne.gov/DHM.

On Wednesday, Lopez announced the COVID-19 Risk Dial will remain in the red category for the fourth consecutive week. The red category indicates severe risk of spread and impact in the community.

Upcoming vaccination clinics:

  • Friday, January 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD, 3131 “O” St.
  • Monday, January 31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD
  • Tuesday, February 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., LLCHD; 3:15 to 6 p.m., Saratoga Elementary School, 2215 S. 13th St.
  • Wednesday, February 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m., LLCHD
  • Thursday, February 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., LLCHD
  • Friday, February 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD
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