LINCOLN–(News Release Sept. 22)–Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 76 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 5,850. The number of deaths in the community remains at 24.
Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information today:
Recoveries: remains at 2,216
Overall positivity rate:
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 47 with 17 from Lancaster County (two on ventilators) and 30 from other communities (four on ventilators).