LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird's office released a statement, saying the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reported five new coroanvirus cases and the county's first coronavirus-related death.
The person who died was a hospitalized man in his 50s. The department says he acquired coronavirus through the community.
The LLCHD provided the following information on cases in the area:
- 5 new community-acquired cases for a total of 39 to date - 18 of the cases were community spread, 19 were travel related and two were acquired within a household from someone else who had the virus
- 110 individuals being monitored
- 16 tests pending
- 1,196 negative tests to date
- 1 Death