Three more COVID-19 deaths reported in Lancaster County

According to LLCHD, 57 COVID-19 cases were also reported.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has reported three more COVID-19 deaths on Friday.

LLCHD reported the deaths of a man in his 40s who was hospitalized and vaccinated, a woman in her 60s who was hospitalized and unvaccinated, and a woman in her 70s who was hospitalized and unvaccinated

According to LLCHD, 57 COVID-19 cases were also reported.

Local hospitals currently house 62 COVID-19 patients, 45 from Lancaster County, with a total of 4 on ventilators.

Today, Health Director Pat Lopez announced the mask mandate would be ending at midnight.  Lincoln Public Schools and The University of Nebraska-Lincoln also announced they would not be requiring masks inside of their buildings.

On Tuesday, Lopez announced that the COVID-19 Risk Dial will be moving down into the elevated orange category.

Lopez said they made the decision based on a recent decrease in hospitalizations and weekly case numbers.

Upcoming vaccination clinics:

  • Tuesday, February 22, 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m., Prescott Elementary School, 1930 S. 20th St.
  • Wednesday, February 23, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Hartley Elementary School, 730 N. 33rd St.
  • Thursday, February 24, 3:15 to 6 p.m., Everett Elementary School, 1123 “C” St.
  • Friday, February 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD
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