Winnebago hospital reports Delta variant-related death

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WINNEBAGO, Neb. (KCAU) — A Winnebago hospital is reporting a death due to the Delta variant of COVID-19 in Winnebago.

According to the Twelve Clans Unity Hospital, it has been confirmed the deceased individual had the Delta COVID-19 variant, which is more contagious than previous strains of COVID-19.

The hospital said anyone who still hasn’t gotten a COVID-19 vaccine, or needs a second booster shot of the two-dose Pfizer series, to contact the Public Health Nursing Department at (402) 878-2258 to schedule a vaccine appointment.

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