Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
2 more Lancaster County residents die of COVID-19
editor's pick alert

2 more Lancaster County residents die of COVID-19

{{featured_button_text}}

Two more Lancaster County residents died of the coronavirus and 201 more residents have contracted COVID-19, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department said in a news release Friday.

Health officials identified the deceased as a woman in her 80s in an assisted-living facility and a man in his 80s who was hospitalized, the release said.

Their deaths raised the local pandemic death toll to 167. With the new cases, Lancaster County has now confirmed 23,973 coronavirus cases.

Friday's case reporting includes a small number of cases from Thursday that were not reported timely, the release said.

Health Department staff have confirmed another 150 recoveries from the coronavirus for a total of 7,821.

Lincoln hospitals cared for 93 patients on Friday including 58 from Lancaster County and eight who were on ventilators.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,023 new COVID cases Friday, bringing the total to 174,614.

It also revised the state's death total to 1,733.

COVID-19 vaccinations ramping up in Nebraska, Ricketts says
4 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Lancaster County
Erroneously reported Douglas County COVID-19 deaths cause state total to spike

PHOTOS: LINCOLN DURING THE PANDEMIC

Reach the writer at 402-473-2657 or rjohnson@journalstar.com.

On Twitter @LJSRileyJohnson.

Concerned about COVID-19?

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News

Husker News