Three new coronavirus cases bring Lincoln's total to 12; two area counties report first cases

Three new coronavirus cases bring Lincoln's total to 12; two area counties report first cases

From the Latest updates on coronavirus in Lincoln and nearby series
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This electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln, and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is reporting another.

These diagnoses bring the city's total to 12. The cases announced by the health department are a man in his 60s and a woman in her 40s. More information is expected to be available Thursday afternoon.

A total of 100 individuals are being monitored by the health department, which now reports 442 negative tests in the county and five cases pending.

In addition to the new cases in Lancaster County, the state now lists both Gage and Otoe counties as having their first confirmed cases of COVID-19.

This is a developing story. Check JournalStar.com for additional updates.

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