27 new COVID-19 cases reported in Lincoln Tuesday
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced that 27 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Tuesday, bringing the community total to 1,909. The number of deaths in the community remains at 13.
Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information Tuesday:
Recoveries: up from 623 to 637
Overall positivity rate:
- Lancaster County – remains at 6.5 percent
- State – remains at 10.4 percent
- National – remains at 9.7 percent
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 12 with nine Lancaster County residents (two on ventilators) and three 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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