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It’s Back… Covid Levels Are Tearing Upwards Again

May 9th, 2022
It's Back... Covid Levels Are Tearing Upwards Again

Just when you thought it was on its way out, covid is back. Numbers are starting to spike again in Illinois, as this week, the state was seeing an average of 5,154 new cases per day over the last seven days, IDPH data revealed. That represents an increase of 41.6% in the last week, climbing from 3,639 cases per day as of last Monday. Over the last month, daily case rates in the state have increased by more than 180%, according to IDPH data. While hospitalizations had been flat going into the spring, they’ve leapt over the past couple of weeks. They jumped 21 percent last week. There are 777... Read More

Rock Island County Health Department Releases Latest Illinois Covid-19 Numbers

November 22nd, 2021
Rock Island County Health Department Releases Latest Illinois Covid-19 Numbers

The Rock Island County Health Department reports one COVID-19 death: a man in his 70s who had been hospitalized. The total number of deaths is now 383. “We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends,” said Janet Hill, chief operating officer and public information officer of the Rock Island County Health Department. The health department also reports 166 cases of COVID-19 since the last report on Friday. The total number of cases is 20,009. Currently, 25 patients are hospitalized in the county with the virus. The average age of newly infected patients is 32. “We crossed... Read More

Rock Island County Covid Numbers Moving In The Right Direction

May 15th, 2021
Rock Island County Covid Numbers Moving In The Right Direction

Covid numbers are going down in Rock Island County, but, the health department says, we must remain vigilant and use common sense to continue the numbers moving in the right direction. The Rock Island County Health Department reports the total number of deaths from the virus is now 320. In addition, the health department reports 26 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. The total number of cases is 14,737. The average age of newly infected people is 38. Currently, 23 patients are hospitalized in the county with the virus. The cases are: • 1 woman in her 70s • 2 women in their 50s • 5 women in... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities Is Suffering ‘Severe’ Covid Outbreak Level

November 29th, 2020
BREAKING: Quad-Cities Is Suffering 'Severe' Covid Outbreak Level

BREAKING NEWS: The Quad-Cities has reached the “severe” covid outbreak level, according to the latest statistics from the Illinois and Iowa Departments of Health and Covid Act Now, a not-for-profit national data aggregation website affiliated with the medical departments of Stanford, Harvard and Georgetown Universities. Both Scott and Rock Island Counties have spiked up to the “severe outbreak” level, counting cases over the past few days, but NOT including outbreaks expected to bump up after last week’s Thanksgiving social activity trifecta of Black Out Wednesday,... Read More

Covid Cases Keep Spiking In Rock Island County; Illinois Statewide

November 27th, 2020
Covid Cases Keep Spiking In Rock Island County; Illinois Statewide

Covid cases continue to soar in Illinois and Rock Island County, and health department officials are dreading the coming two weeks as potential infections from Thanksgiving weekend, Blackout Wednesday and Black Friday gatherings arise. The Rock Island County Health Department is reporting three additional deaths from COVID-19: a man in his 90s, a woman in her 90s and a woman in her 80s, all of whom had been living in long-term care facilities. The number of deaths in the county from this virus is now 140. “We send our heartfelt condolences to their loved ones,”said Janet Hill, chief operating... Read More