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New COVID Cases Jump in Lincoln and Lancaster County

courtesy of 1011Now

(KFOR NEWS  August 6, 2021)   The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department on Thursday reported 79 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the case total to 32,673 since the pandemic began.  No new deaths were reported, keeping the total at 243.

61 people are in Lincoln hospitals being treated with COVID.  40 of them are from Lancaster County.  2 are on ventilators.  21 other patients are from other parts of the state.  4 of them are on ventilators.

The COVID Risk Dial has moved into the MID-YELLOW or Moderate category.

Upcoming vaccination clinics (subject to change; walk-ins welcome at all locations):

  • Friday, August 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., LLCHD, 3131 “O” St. – first and second doses
  • Monday, August 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses
  • Tuesday, August 10, 4 to 6 p.m., Salvation Army, 2625 Potter St. – first and second doses
  • Wednesday, August 11, 4 to 6 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses
  • Thursday, August 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th St. – first and second doses
  • Friday, August 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses

READ MORE:   Health Officials Move COVID-19 Risk Dial To Mid-Yellow Range In Lincoln


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