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Number of COVID-19 Cases in Lincoln Now 75

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that two new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lincoln today, bringing the total number of cases to 75. One case is a child who lives in the same household as a person with COVID-19. The other case, a woman in her 80s, is under investigation.

LLCHD continues to investigate five cases that were reported Saturday. The number of cases determined to be community acquired remains at 45.

LLCHD is now monitoring 60 individuals. Lancaster County reports one death, 2,113 negative tests and 75 positives with 11 tests pending at the Nebraska Public Health Lab. There are now 1,344 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska and 29 deaths.