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Date:
June 3, 2020
Media Contact:
Patricia Lopez, RN, MSN, Interim Health Director, 402-441-8093
Tim Timmons, RN, Communicable Disease Supervisor, 402-441-8056

Lancaster County COVID-19 Update

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 18 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today, bringing the community total to 1,263. The number of deaths in the community remains at nine.

Recoveries: unchanged - 195

Overall positivity rate:

Hospitalizations: unchanged at 34 - 25 Lancaster County residents (five on ventilators), and nine from outside the County (three on ventilators).

Clusters:

Symptoms: 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.com. Testing 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.

COVID-19 Risk Dial: Orange - high risk of spreading virus

Recommendations:

More information: COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov and Health Department hotline - 402-441-8006


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