Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) today announced that an eighth resident has died from COVID-19 in Lincoln. Another 29 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today, bringing the community total to 1,056.

Health Director Pat Lopez said the man who died was a known case. He was hospitalized at the time of his death and had underlying health conditions. On behalf of the city, Mayor Gaylor Baird extended condolences to the man's family and friends.

Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data.