WCHD: 226 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths
The current seven-day rolling positivity rate is now 9.1 percent.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The Winnebago County Health Department announced an additional 226 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
This brings the total number of cases to 6,243 from 6,017 on Tuesday. The current seven-day rolling positivity rate is now 9.1 percent.
The total deaths now stand at 155 stemming from COVID-19 after there were two new deaths announced Wednesday. The health department also reported a 96.4 percent recovery rate.
A region in Illinois reaches warning level when the seven-day positivity rate among cases rises above 8 percent.
49 schools in the county have confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to the WCHD.
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