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Winnebago Co. adds 209 COVID-19 cases, positivity rate up to 6.6%

The seven-day positivity rate is now 6.6 percent.
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Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 6:44 PM CDT
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Winnebago County Health Department announced an additional 209 cases of COVID-19 from over the weekend.

This brings the total number of cases to 28,058 as of Monday and the total deaths from COVID-19 is now 455. The seven-day positivity rate is now 6.6 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 130,978 vaccine doses have been administered so far in the county.

For additional data, 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 30 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and persons suspected of being COVID-19 positive. This is a decrease from the Thursday, March 18 report of 33.

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