Nearly 230,000 COVID-19 shots administered in Lancaster County

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Today, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports 49 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the community total to 30,362.

The community death total remains at 230.

See also: Lincoln high schools to host vaccine clinics

More than 27,200 people have recovered from the virus and nearly 229,703 vaccines have been administered.

So far, this week’s positivity rate is 7%.

See also: 3rd shot likely needed for Pfizer vaccine

Mass vaccination clinics scheduled for this week are as follows:

  • Monday, Center for People in Need – first doses for county residents (nearly 1,300 vaccines administered)
  • Wednesday, Gateway Mall – drive-thru clinic, first doses (DHHS)
  • Thursday, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first and second doses for county residents
  • Friday, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first doses for county residents
  • Saturday, Gateway Mall – drive-thru clinic, first doses (DHHS)

Thirty-three patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (23 from Lancaster County). Two patients are currently on ventilators.

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