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Coronavirus case updates: October 26, 2020

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Posted at 11:30 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 18:09:17-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Monday, KMTV will update this story with the latest numbers. Check back often for updates. The latest updates will be posted at the top. You can find school cases here.

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DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

LINCOLN-LANCASTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) today announced that a resident has died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 43. The individual was a man in his 70s who had been hospitalized. On behalf of the City, Mayor Gaylor Baird expresses condolences to his family and friends.
  • LLCHD reports 102 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 8,979.
  • Recoveries: up from 3,862 to 3,922
  • Overall positivity rate:
    • Lancaster County – up from 8.9 percent to 9 percent
    • State – remains at 11.2 percent
    • National – remains at 7.6 percent
  • Lancaster County – up from 8.9 percent to 9 percent
  • State – remains at 11.2 percent
  • National – remains at 7.6 percent
  • The COVID-19 Risk Dial is at “Elevated Orange,” indicating a high risk of the virus spreading.

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