More than 200 COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – According to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) 213 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing the total is to 10,455.

The total number of deaths for the community remains at 50.

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Total coronavirus recoveries are up from 4,293 to 4,320.

While the county’s positivity rate has once again increased to 9.8% and the state’s to 12.5%.

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A total of 94 people (46 from Lancaster County) were being treated for the virus at local hospitals. A total of seven people were on ventilators.

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

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