LLCHD reports three additional COVID-19 deaths – 1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department revealed on Monday that three more residents have actually passed away from COVID-19, bringing the overall variety of deaths in Lancaster County to 70. The individuals were 2 females in their 90s and a guy in his 70s. All had been hospitalized. On behalf of the City, Mayor Gaylor Baird expresses condolences to their friends and families.
LLCHD reports 309 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County, bringing the community overall to 14,835. The 98 new cases reported Sunday were partial outcomes. Mondays overall consists of cases reported by midnight Sunday. The overall number of new cases reported for Sunday and Monday is 407.
Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a control panel that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD likewise launched the following info on Monday:
Recoveries: up from 4,920 to 4,988

Weekly positivity rate:

November 15 through 21: 27.4 percent
November 22 through 23: 28 percent

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 176 with 78 from Lancaster County (6 on ventilators) and 98 from other neighborhoods (14 on ventilators).
The COVID-19 Risk Dial remains in the red position suggesting a severe threat of the virus spreading. Residents are advised to follow these recommendations to protect themselves and others:

Stay at house unless taking a trip for work, school, food or medical care or to examine others who may require support.
Work from house if possible.
When engaging with anybody outside of your household, wear a face mask.
Remain at least 6 feet away from anybody beyond your household.
Avoid gatherings.
Only check out businesses and get involved in activities where public health standards are observed. The guidelines consist of mask wearing, physical distancing and capability limits.
Follow travel standards from the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov.

Signs of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle discomfort, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or odor. If you have symptoms, please get checked. Evaluating is now open to all Lancaster County homeowners by visit just.
The testing process begins with a free online threat assessment available at BryanHealth.com, CHIHealth.com or TestNebraska.com. Drive through test sites include:

LLCHD reminds the general public that a flu vaccination is the most efficient way to minimize the risk of getting influenza. The influenza vaccine is easily available, and the public is encouraged to contact health care providers or discover a neighborhood influenza immunization area in November.
LLCHD will offer complimentary influenza immunizations to anybody age 6 months and older. To learn more, call 402-441-8065 or check out lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: vaccine).
For additional information, go to COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov or call the Health Department hotline at 402-441-8006.
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Bryan Health: Former Graham Tire Store, northeast corner of 19th and “O” streets.
Test Nebraska: Gateway Mall, 6100 “O” St., north parking area of the former Sears shop, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. To find out more check out testnebraska.com or call 402-207-9377.
CHI Health St. Elizabeth: Autumn Ridge Family Medicine, 5000 North 26th St. and Southwest Family Health, 1240 Aries Drive. Call either website to schedule a consultation: Autumn Ridge at 402-435-5300 and South West Family at 402-420-1300.

On behalf of the City, Mayor Gaylor Baird reveals acknowledgements to their households and buddies.
The 98 new cases reported Sunday were partial results. Mondays total includes cases reported by midnight Sunday. The total number of brand-new cases reported for Sunday and Monday is 407.
Evaluating is now open to all Lancaster County citizens by appointment only.