The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 40 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the community total to 28,522.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the county remains at 221.

The total number of cases reported during the week that ended Friday was 316, which was down from 339 the previous week.

The positivity rate for the week that ended Friday was 18.1%, which was down from 21.9% the previous week.

As of Sunday, Nebraska has reported a total of 203,026 COVID-19 cases and 2,113 deaths from COVID-19.

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