Total COVID deaths nearing 200 for Lancaster County

Coronavirus Update

This information is based on partial data from the State. Any additional numbers will be included in Wednesday’s report.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lancaster County Health Department announced three more COVID deaths for Lancaster County.

The individuals have been identified as two men in their 70s and a man in his 80s who were all hospitalized. This brings the total number of deaths reported to 192.

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On Monday, 44 new COVID-19 cases were reported, bumping the community total to 26,279.

Reported recoveries increased from 9,687 to 9,809.

The positivity rate so far this week is currently unavailable.

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Currently, 64 people are hospitalized locally with COVID-19 (44 from Lancaster County). A total of two people are on ventilators.

Vaccination registration numbers also continue to rise exponentially, with nearly 60,800 people registered.

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