Four additional COVID-19 cases reported in Lincoln

Posted at 2:39 PM, Apr 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 16:49:28-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Update:
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced that three of the four new cases of COVID-19 reported in Lincoln Saturday are travel related and one is community acquired.

Original story:

Four more cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in Lincoln to 18.

The cases involve three individuals in their 50's and one in their 60's.

The health department is conducting a contact investigation.

Of the previous 14 cases reported in Lincoln, 11 are considered travel related while three were community-spread.

The LLCHD is now monitoring 100 individuals.

Lancaster County reports 571 total negative tests with 10 cases pending at the Nebraska Public Health Lab.