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COVID-19 risk dial remains at “Yellow” for Lancaster County

COVID-19 Risk Dial remains at the moderate risk level for Lincoln.
COVID-19 Risk Dial remains at the moderate risk level for Lincoln.(City of Lincoln)
Published: Jul. 2, 2020 at 3:21 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The COVID-19 risk dial remains at “Yellow”, indicating a moderate risk of the virus spreading.

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced that 15 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Thursday, bringing the community total to 1,766. The number of deaths in the community remains at 13.

LLCHD also released the following information today:

  • Recoveries: remain at 623
  • Overall positivity rate:
    • Lancaster County – up from 6.4 percent to 6.5 percent
    • State – down from 10.8 percent to 10.6 percent
    • National – remains at 9.9 percent
  • Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 13 with eight Lancaster County residents (two on ventilators) and five from other communities.

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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