Lincoln added 51 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the community total to 1,998.
The number of deaths remains at 13.
Total recoveries remain at 714, according to the daily report from Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.
The overall positivity rate for testing in Lancaster County was slightly up from 6.5% to 6.6%. The state positivity rate slipped from 10.4% to 10.3%, and the national rate dropped from 9.7% to 9.3%.
Sixteen COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Lincoln, including nine Lancaster County residents. One patient is on a ventilator.
— to journalstar.com