Two COVID-19 Deaths Wednesday, 106 New Cases In Lancaster County

Two COVID-19 Deaths Wednesday, 106 New Cases In Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department Wednesday announced that two residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 41.  The individuals were women in their 80s and 40s who were both hospitalized

There are 106 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Wednesday bringing the community total to 8,445. Recoveries are up from 3,665 to 3,723.  There are 57 people hospitalized with 28 from Lancaster County and 29 from other communities.  Eight people are on ventilators.

The Lancaster County positivity rate remains at 8.9% and the state rate at 10.8%.

The testing process begins with a free online risk assessment available at BryanHealth.com, CHIHealth.com or TestNebraska.com.  Drive through test sites include:

  • Bryan Health: Former Graham Tire Store, northeast corner of 19th and “O” streets.
  • CHI Health St. Elizabeth and Test Nebraska: Gateway Mall, 6100 “O” St., northwest corner of the mall.  Test Nebraska’s hours are 8 a.m. to