The covid-19 numbers are thankfully going down in the Illinois Quad-Cities.
Just a week ago, there was some talk about the Quad-Cities potentially being in danger of another lockdown due to rising numbers in its Region 2 spurred by skyrocketing numbers in the Peoria area. However, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said that numbers wouldn’t
The Scott County and Rock Island County health departments are partnering with many organizations to offer Covid vaccines.
automatically trigger another lockdown and that they would be taken in a case-by-case basis and perspective.
Today’s latest numbers from the Rock Island County Health Department show that Illinois-side Quad-Cities covid numbers are beginning to stabilize and go down.
The Rock Island
County Health Department is reporting 87 new cases of COVID-19 since its last report on Friday. The total number of cases is now 14,443. Currently, 27 patients are hospitalized in the county with the virus. The average age of newly infected patients is 36 . The number of deaths remains at 313.
The new cases are:
• 5 women in their 70s
• 7 women in their 60s
• 5 women in their 50s
• 6 women in their 40s
• 7 women in their 30s
• 4 women in their 20s
• 1 woman in her teens
• 7 girls in their teens
• 3 girls younger than 13
• 1 man in his 80s
• 1 man in his 70s
• 2 men in their 60s
• 6 men in their 50s
• 1 man in his 40s
• 8 men in their 30s
• 6 men in their 20s
• 4 men in their teens
• 6 boys in their teens
• 7 boys younger than 13
No additional information regarding these cases is available due to federal privacy laws.
We all must continue to do our part to prevent further spread of COVID-19 by:
• Getting vaccinated as soon as you can. The mass vaccination site at the Camden Centre in Milan is open for walk-in patients Tuesday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Staying home as much as possible and especially when you are sick
• Wearing a face covering when you must go out
• Watching your distance. Keep at least 6 feet between you and anyone else
• Washing your hands frequently