Lincoln reported 15 new positive COVID-19 cases Sunday, continuing the city’s downward trend in recent weeks, according to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.
The community total is 3,467. The number of cases for the week ending Saturday was 158, which is the lowest weekly case count since late June. The positivity rate also dipped slightly, from 5.9% the first week of August to 5.6% for the week ending Saturday, which is also the lowest positivity rate since late June.
The number of deaths linked to the disease in Lancaster County remains at 19.
Statewide, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported 253 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the total case count to 30,241. There have been 361 deaths linked to the virus in the state.
— to journalstar.com