COVID-19 Positive Cases Grow By 36 in Lincoln-Lancaster County

COVID-19 Positive Cases Grow By 36 in Lincoln-Lancaster County

36 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lincoln Saturday bringing the community total to 1,329. The number of deaths in the community remains at 10 while recoveries climbed to 267.

Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data.

  • Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.

If you have symptoms, please get tested. Begin the process with a free online risk assessment available at BryanHealth.com and CHIHealth.comTesting is by appointment only. Bryan Health offers drive-through testing at LifePointe, 7501 S. 27th Street. CHI Health St. Elizabeth offers drive-through testing site at North Star High School, 5801 N. 33rd Street.

Test Nebraska is conducting tests at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street. Begin the process with a free online risk assessment at TestNebraska.com. The schedule will be announced every week.

The COVID-19 Risk Dial is at “Orange,” indicating a high risk of the virus spreading. Residents are advised to follow these recommendations to protect themselves and others:

  • Stay home if possible.
  • Stay at least six feet away from others.
  • Wear face coverings.
  • Wash hands frequently.
  • Those at risk of complications from COVID-19 should continue to stay away from others.

For more information, visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov or call the Health Department hotline at 402-441-8006