LLCHD reports 646 COVID-19 cases on Thursday

LLCHD also reported one more COVID-19 related death, a woman in her 50s who was hospitalized and unvaccinated. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 646 COVID-19 cases on Thursday. On Wednesday, 551 COVID-19 cases were reported.

LLCHD also reported one more COVID-19 related death, a woman in her 50s who was hospitalized and unvaccinated.

Local hospitals currently house 127 COVID-19 patients, 44 coming from other communities. A total of 16 patients are on ventilators.

LLCHD administered 221,540 first doses of the vaccine and 206,036 second doses. Currently, 64.6% of Lancaster County Residents are fully vaccinated.

On Tuesday, Health Director Pat Lopez announced the COVID-19 Risk Dial moved to the red category. According to LLCHD, the red category indicates the risk of COVID-19 spread and impact in the community is severe.

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