Lincoln reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

Posted at 9:07 AM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 17:16:29-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lincoln, Nebraska.

On Wednesday, Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that five lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been reported, bringing the community total to 97.

A new data dashboard includes the following information:

  • The number of lab-confirmed cases by week
  • A geographic distribution of cases in Lancaster County
  • The number of total tests conducted and the number of tests conducted by week
  • The positivity rate
  • The number of lab-confirmed cases by sex and age group
  • The types of exposures – community acquired, direct contact, travel, and unknown
  • The website also has a link to the state dashboard