LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Well being Division introduced Wednesday that yet one more individual has died from COVID-19. The loss of life was a person in his 70s in a long-term care facility. The whole variety of deaths in Lancaster County is now 220.
LLCHD reviews 58 lab-confirmed instances of COVID-19 in Lancaster County right this moment, bringing the group whole to 27,990.
Go to lincoln.ne.gov/COVID19dashboard to entry a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 information. LLCHD additionally launched the next data right this moment:
Weekly positivity charge:
February 14 via 20: 24 %
February 21 via 24: 21.2 %
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 constructive sufferers: 40 with 28 from Lancaster County and 12 from different communities (none on ventilators).
Vaccine doses administered: greater than 73,600
An internet COVID-19 vaccine registration type for Lancaster County residents is out there at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov. Those that shouldn’t have on-line entry or who want help could name LLCHD’s COVID-19 hotline at 402-441-8006 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays to register.
The vaccine is just not but obtainable for most people. As vaccine doses develop into obtainable, those that are registered will likely be given an appointment to be vaccinated. Appointments for vaccinations are depending on vaccine provide and are not associated to the order by which folks register. The registration is open to all County residents, however those that are in Phase1B – these age 65 and older and people with underlying medical situations – are inspired to register.
The COVID-19 Threat Dial is at mid-yellow, indicating a average threat of the virus spreading.
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