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Winnebago Co. adds 21 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

The seven-day positivity rate is now 2.1 percent.
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Published: Mar. 5, 2021 at 6:39 PM CST
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Winnebago County Health Department announced an additional 21 cases of COVID-19 and one death on Friday.

This brings the total number of cases to 26,856 from 26,835 on Thursday and the total deaths from COVID-19 is 444, up from 443 Thursday. The seven-day positivity rate is now 2.1 percent.

The Winnebago County Health Department is also launching an online COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Tool. A direct link to the online form can be found here. You can also access through the WCHD website. The health department says 46,987 vaccine doses have been administered so far in the county.

For additional data, please see the website: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/covid19-statistics, according to the Winnebago County-Joint Information Center.

Mercyhealth, OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center, and SwedishAmerican are currently providing in-patient care for 13 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and persons suspected of being COVID-19 positive. This is a decrease from the Thursday, Feb. 25 report of 20.

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