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57 new cases of COVID-19 in Winnebago County, 2 new locations of concern added

(WIFR)
Published: May. 18, 2020 at 3:47 PM CDT
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Winnebago County now has 1,558 total positive cases of COVID-19 with an additional 57 new cases confirmed Monday.

No new deaths were announced, total still standing at 41.

Areas of concern are the following:

-- Alden Alma Nelson Manor

-- Amberwood Care Centre

-- Anam Care

-- The Atrium

-- Crimson Pointe

-- Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center (added today)

-- Forest City Rehab & Nursing

-- Goldie B Floberg Center

-- Lincolnshire Place

-- Luther Center (added today)

-- Milestone

-- Peterson Meadows

-- River Bluff Nursing Home

-- Robert Webb Terrace

-- Rock River Health Care

-- Rockford Rescue Mission

-- Rosecrance Griffin Willamson Campus

-- St. Anne Ascension Living

-- Stepping Stones of Rockford

-- Van Matre

-- Winnebago County Jail

27 deaths (65.85%) came from in-congregate settings from a location of concern. 14 deaths (34.15%) came from non-congregate settings from a location of concern.

Here is the breakdown of cases and deaths in the county by age group:

-- 51 cases: 0-9 age group

-- 115 cases: 10-19 age group

-- 341 cases: 20-29 age group

-- 291 cases: 30-39 age group

-- 226 cases and 1 death: 40-49 age group

-- 238 cases and 5 deaths: 50-59 age group

-- 153 cases and 6 deaths: 60-69 age group

-- 83 cases and 10 deaths: 70-79 age group

-- 60 cases and 19 deaths: 80 and older age group

Here is the breakdown of the cases in the county by race ethnicity:

-- 17%: White. Not Hispanic or Latino

-- 20%: Black/African American, Not Hispanic or Latino

-- 14%: Hispanic or Latino

-- 2%: Asian, Not Hispanic

-- 47%: Unknown

Dr. Sandra Martell of the Winnebago County Health Department says more than 16,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Winnebago County, which is approximately 6% of the population.

There have been 1,558 total tests that have come back positive, 9,394 tests that have come back negative and 5,873 tests that are still pending. Adding these up gives a total of 16,825 tests that have been conducted so far in Winnebago County.

The health department also reports that 395 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus.

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Testing Sites in Winnebago County:

Crusader Community Health

1200 West State Rockford, Ill

Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Requirements: Appointment required. Testing available to fq patients only. Must be referred by FQ provider.

COVID Hotline:815-490-1600

Crusader Community Health

1215 N Alpine Rd Rockford, Ill

Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Requirements: Appointment required. Testing available to fq patients only. Must be referred by FQ provider.

COVID Hotline:815-490-1600

Crusader Community Health

1100 Broadway Rockford, Ill

Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Requirements: Appointment required. Testing available to fq patients only. Must be referred by FQ provider.

COVID Hotline:815-490-1600

Crusader Community Health Regional Testing Site

1002 N. Pierpont Ave. (Auburn High School) Rockford, Ill

Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Requirements: All community individuals that are symptomatic and asymptomatic high risk individuals as defined by IDPH, no appointment needed.

Crusader Community Health Rockford Drive-Thru

520 North Pierpoint Avenue (Kennedy Middle School) Rockford, Ill

Hours: 9 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

Days of Operation: Monday-Friday

Requirements: No appointment required. Ideal candidates for testing include, but are not limited to: - Anyone experiencing upper respiratory symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, fatigue) and suspect it could be COVID-19 - High-risk populations living with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, COPD and/or related conditions such as asthma - People living or working in congregate situations such as nursing homes or retirement housing - Healthcare workers and those working in first responder roles.

COVID Hotline: 815-319-6705

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