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Lancaster County confirms 372 new coronavirus cases, one new death
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Lancaster County confirms 372 new coronavirus cases, one new death

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Lancaster County reported 372 lab-confirmed cases on Thursday, bringing the community total to 13,822.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department also reported another resident has died from COVID-19. That brings the total number of deaths in the county to 64. The man was in his 90s and had been in a nursing home.

Recoveries are up from 4,791 to 4,835. The weekly positivity rate has dropped slight from a week ago, from 29.1% to 28.7%.

There were 165 people hospitalized in Lancaster County with 66 from Lancaster County and 99 from other communities. Seventeen needed ventilators.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported 2,663 cases statewide Thursday for a pandemic total of 109,280. The state also reported 28 new deaths linked to the virus for total death toll of 854.

Also on Thursday, Lincoln Public Schools reported 26 cases across 21 schools.

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