LLCHD reports over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases

LLCHD reported no deaths today.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 1,294 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday.

LLCHD reported no deaths today.

Local hospitals currently house 134 COVID-19 patients, 44 coming from other communities and a total of 16 on ventilators.

Health Director Pat Lopez announced a new DHM will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15. The DHM 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.

The COVID-19 Risk Dial remains in the red category, indicating a severe risk of spread and impact in the community.

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