(KFOR NEWS April 23, 2021) Five additional COVID-19 variant cases have been confirmed in Lancaster County – four are B.1.1.7 also known as the U.K. variant, and one is a California variant. The variants were identified through special testing at the Nebraska Public Health Lab, and LLCHD is currently investigating.
A total of 38 cases of COVID-19 variants have now been identified in Lancaster County:
Variants can spread more easily and quickly and they can lead to more cases of COVID-19. Residents are urged to continue preventive actions to control the spread of COVID-19 and its variants in the community, which include getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
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