Total deaths for Lancaster County reaches 215

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Thursday, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced another death in the community to COVID-19.

The individual has been identified as a man in his 60s who was hospitalized. This brings our total number of community deaths to 215.

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Eighty-three new coronavirus cases were reported, moving our community total to 27,713. This week’s positivity rate is just over 24.5%.

Over 12,300 people have recovered from the virus, with more than 60,000 vaccines administered.

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Thirty-five COVID patients are currently hospitalized (25 are Lancaster County residents). A total of two patients are on ventilators.

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