First Delta Variant death reported in Lancaster County

Health officials in Nebraska say it's the first Delta Variant related death they've seen. 

Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department is reporting the first death related to the Delta Covid-19 variant in Lancaster County.

They say the case involved a woman in her 40's who was hospitalized.

Special testing at the Nebraska Public Health Lab identified the Delta Variant. 

There have been 239 covid-19 related deaths in Lancaster County.