Lincoln, NE (May 5, 2021) The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) today announced that the COVID-19 Risk Dial will remain in low-yellow for a third consecutive week. The yellow level indicates that the risk of the virus spreading and the impact on the community are moderate. On the color-coded dial, red represents the highest risk of COVID-19 spread, and green represents the lowest risk. The dial is updated every Tuesday.
The position of the Risk Dial is based on multiple local indicators and information from the previous three weeks:
Lab-confirmed cases reported today: 18
Total number of cases: 31,049
Deaths reported today: 0
Total number of deaths: 232