Metropolis officers affirm second case of COVID-19 in Lincoln – 1011now


LINCOLN, Neb. — Metropolis of Lincoln officers have confirmed a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Lincoln.

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Well being Division (LLCHD) made the announcement on Saturday.

The brand new case is a member of the family of the 48-year-old Lincoln man who was confirmed optimistic on Friday.

The 48-year-old man had traveled to Colorado March eight and 9. He developed signs on March 15 and visited his well being care supplier on March 16.

He presently has delicate signs and continues to self-isolate at residence. The member of the family has been residence since growing signs on March 18.

LLCHD stated the person additionally continues to self-isolate and had restricted publicity to others locally. The shut contacts are quarantined.

Well being officers say the 48-year-old man visited these places earlier than he turned symptomatic:

· Charlestown Restaurant, 7540 Dodge St. in Omaha, March 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

· Freezing Moo, 7538 Dodge St. in Omaha, March 15, 2:30 to three p.m.

Those that have been at certainly one of these places on the instances and dates listed are suggested to watch themselves for the signs for 14 days following the publicity. Those that develop signs ought to contact their well being care suppliers for additional course.

LLCHD is now monitoring 172 people and studies 84 destructive assessments and a couple of positives with three circumstances pending.

There are actually 40 confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 in Nebraska.

“Till we have now a vaccine for COVID-19, our group’s devoted compliance with social distancing tips stays the perfect protection towards the coronavirus,” stated Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird. “When you have a respiratory sickness or influenza-like signs – fever, cough, or shortness of breath – keep residence and get in touch with your well being care supplier or the Well being Division hotline at 402-441-8006 for steering.”

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