LINCOLN, Neb. -- The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in an eastern Nebraska hospital system is rising.
Over the weekend, officials with Bryan Health say there were six deaths in Lincoln from COVID-19. To date, the system says it has lost 267 patients to COVID-19.
Because of the increase in positive cases, transfer options throughout the region remain extremely limited.
Health officials say there are currently eight COVID-positive patients on ventilators.
Bryan Medical Center COVID-19 Inpatients
COVID-19 positive inpatients: 51
33 Lancaster County residents, 18 residents from outside Lancaster County
COVID-19 inpatients hospitalized, but no longer infectious: 14
COVID-19 total inpatients hospitalized: 65
There are 11 inpatients awaiting results of their COVID-19 tests. One patient is in intensive care.
Bryan Medical Center COVID-19 Inpatients on Ventilators
COVID-19 positive inpatients on ventilators: 8
5 Lancaster County residents, 3 residents from outside Lancaster County
COVID-19 inpatients no longer infectious on ventilators: 1
COVID-19 total inpatients on ventilators: 9