LINCOLN–(KFOR/News Release Nov. 25)–The health department on Wednesday reported there were 260 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln and Lancaster County, bringing the community total to 15,321. The number of deaths in the community remains at 73.
Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information today:
Recoveries: up from 5,032 to 5,060
Weekly positivity rate:
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 patients: 157 with 79 from Lancaster County (five on ventilators) and 78 from other communities (nine on ventilators).
The COVID-19 Risk Dial is in the red position. The red dial position indicates a severe risk of the virus spreading. Residents are advised to follow these recommendations to protect themselves and others: