Over 230 new cases, nearly 50 county residents hospitalized

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – According to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD), total coronavirus cases are up to 11,747, after 234 new cases were reported.

The total number of deaths in the community remains at 54.

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Total coronavirus recoveries is up from 4,460 to 4,520.

A total of 127 people (48 from Lancaster County) were being treated for the virus at local hospitals. A total of thirteen people were on ventilators.

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In Nebraska, 860 patients are currently hospitalized with coronavirus and a total of 730 COVID-19 deaths have been reported.

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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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