Tuesday COVID-19 Update

Tuesday COVID-19 Update

Lab-confirmed cases reported today:  83

Total number of cases: 28,293

Deaths reported today: 0

Total number of deaths: 221

Recoveries: 13,812

Weekly positivity rate:

  • February 21 through 27:  22 percent
  • February 28 through March 2:  not available

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 40 with 25 from Lancaster County (two on ventilators) and 15 from other communities (none on ventilators).

Risk Dial:  mid-yellow, moderate risk of COVID-19 spread

Total vaccine doses administered:

  • First doses:  52,395
  • Second doses: 28,907

Vaccine doses expected to receive this week: nearly 11,200

Last week’s clinics at Pinnacle Bank Arena: 

  • Friday – second doses for 2,800 residents ages 80 and older
  • Thursday – second doses for more than 2,400 residents ages 80 and older
  • Wednesday – first doses for nearly 2,700 people ages 71 and older and their spouses

This week’s clinics:

  • Wednesday, March 3, Speedway Village, 345 Speedway Circle – first doses for residents ages 70 and older and their spouses
  • Thursday, March 4 and Friday, March 5, Speedway Village – second doses for residents age 75 and older
  • Saturday, March 6, Center for People in Need, 3901 N. 27th St. – school staff ages 61 and older and those who work with students who aren’t able to wear masks
  • LLCHD to work with Bryan Health on a clinic for individuals with serious health conditions.