Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that four lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today, bringing the community total to 56.
Today’s cases include one woman in her 20s and three men, two in their 50s and one in his 40s. Of the seven cases reported today and over the weekend, five are known to be community spread. LLCHD continues to investigate the new cases. The total number of community spread cases is now 37.
LLCHD is now monitoring 75 individuals. Lancaster County reports one death, 1688 negative tests, 56 positives with 15 tests pending at the Nebraska Public Health Lab. There are now 816 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska and 17 deaths.