Vermillion County reported deaths related to its second coronovirus over several days – and overall – involving a resident in his 80s.
Hospitalizations in the county increased by two overnight, to 10, and the number of confirmed cases exceeded 1,000, with 51 added on Friday.
Breakdown of new cases by age:
- a baby
- Three preschool
- Eight grade-school-aged children
- a teenager
- Two in their 20
- Eight in their 30s
- Four in their 40s
- Nine in their 50s
- Six in their 60s
- Six in their 70s
- Three in their 80s
County Health Administrator Doug Toll said that twenty-eight of the new cases were related to a family reporting new or previously positive cases.
The county’s total case now stands at 1,033.
Friday in other county COVID-19 news:
– The list of state’s weekly coronavirus warning levels includes sindoor in 26 counties across the state, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced.
This is Vermillion’s second time on the list, made up of counties with two or more risk indicators, measuring the amount of COVID-19 increase, including cases per 100,000 residents, use of hospital beds, test positivity rates, and Includes number of deaths among others.
Common causes of an increase in cases in those counties include college parties, weddings, large gatherings, bars and clubs, long-term care facilities and other collective settings, travel to neighboring states, and prevalence among members of the same household that do not differ Are at home according to IDPH.
This week’s list:
- clay soil
- The union
- Rabbit farm
– Hoopeston’s city hall will be closed to the public until 26 October. After an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The front window of the city’s police department will also be closed, city officials announced.
This is just the latest in a series of coronovirus-related closings in Vermonian County, where cases have increased in recent weeks.
Today, after Westville schools took similar action on Thursday, the entire Bismarck-Henning School District was moved from person to distance learning for two weeks.
Danvilles Northeast Elementary also switched to all-remote for a week, with classes scheduled to resume on Tuesday.
Champaign County reported its largest single-day increase in new cases since September 17.
Out of 11,354 new tests, 84 positives came back on Friday, a 0.7 percent rate. The county’s initial seven-day rate is 0.6 percent, slightly above 0.5 percent.
Other Champaign County Coronavirus numbers of note from Thursday:
– The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 was two.
– Active cases increased by 46, to 378. The cases recovered were up to 32,4782.
– Currently the number of close contacts in quarantine increased from 21 to 1,068.
According to data from the CU Public Health District, there is an updated rundown of county zip codes with active cases.
- 61820 / Champagne: 179 active (23 from Thursday), 2,451 total (41 up)
- 61821 / Champagne: 45 active (six from Thursday), 492 total (up from eight)
- 61801 / Urbana: 36 active (three from Thursday), 484 total (nine up)
- 61822 / Champagne: 27 active (two from Thursday), 371 total (up from five)
- 61,802 / Urbana: 15 active (three from Thursday), 357 total (up from five)
- 61853 / Mahomet: 15 active (unchanged from Thursday), 188 total (up one)
- 61866 / Rantoul: 14 active (four from Thursday), 327 total (four up)
- 61880 / Tolono: 12 active (one down from Thursday), 72 total (one up)
- 61,874 / Savoy: 7 active (one down from Thursday), 130 total (one up)
- 61873 / st. Joseph: 5 active (two down from Thursday), 102 total (one up)
- 61859 / Ogden: 5 active (one from Thursday), 16 total (one up)
- 61,843 / fisher: 4 active (two from Thursday), 41 total (three up)
- 61,877 / Sydney: 3 active (unchanged since Thursday), 26 total (unchanged)
- 61849 / Homer: 3 active (two from Thursday), 11 total (two up)
- 61864 / Philo: 1 active (unchanged since Thursday), 26 total (unchanged)
- 61878 / Thomasboro: 1 active (unchanged since Thursday), 17 total (unchanged)
- 61,847 / Gifford: 1 active (one from Thursday), 13 total (one up)
- 61,871 / Royal: 1 active (unchanged from Thursday), 7 total (unchanged)
- 61,816 / Broadlands: 1 active (unchanged from Thursday), 3 total (unchanged)
- 61,851 / Ivesdale: 1 active (one from Thursday), 2 total (one up)
- 61,863 / Pesotum: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 13 total
- 61,845 / Foosland: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 9 total
- 60,949 / Ludlow: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 6 total
- 61,872 / Sadorus: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 6 total
- 61,875 / Seymour: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 6 total
- 61,840 / Davey: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 5 total
- 61,862 / Penfield: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 2 total
- 61,810 / Allerton: 0 active (unchanged from Thursday), 1 total
According to CUPHD, the county’s epidemic totals: 602,201 trials, 5,187 confirmed cases, 27 deaths, 7,642 close contact quarantines and 809 close contacts that turned positive.
The UI’s seven-day positivity rate fell to its lowest point since August 18, two days after students started moving in for the semester.
After Thursday’s totals were added on Fridays – 7,953 new trials, 14 new cases – the campus has a seven-day rate of 0.24 percent, compared to 0.23 on August 18.
Since August 24, when classes started, 2,305 unique cases of COVID-19 occurred on campus.
Since August 16, when the move closed in the week, 2,587 cases have been reported.
According to the UI’s COVID-19 dashboard, students have had a daily breakdown of tests and unique cases since they started reporting on campus in mid-August:
- Thursday, October 8: 7,953 new trials, 14 new cases
- Wednesday, October 7: 9,780 new trials, 21 new cases
- Tuesday, October 6: 10,369 new trials, 25 new cases
- Monday, October 5: 11,142 new trials, 48 new cases
- Sunday, October 4: 4,374 new trials, 7 new cases
- Saturday, October 3: 3,851 new trials, 9 new cases
- Friday, October 2: 10,765 new trials, 18 new cases
- Thursday, October 1: 7,577 new trials, 27 new cases
- Wednesday, September 30: 10,354 new trials, 32 new cases
- Tuesday, September 29: 10,637 new trials, 36 new cases
- Monday, September 28: 10,736 new trials, 36 new cases
- Sunday, September 27: 4,408 new trials, 28 new cases
- Saturday, 26 September: 3,892 new trials, 17 new cases
- Friday, September 25: 11,090 new trials, 41 new cases
- Thursday, September 24: 9,086 new trials, 27 new cases
- Wednesday, September 23: 9,671 new trials, 28 new cases
- Tuesday. September 22: 11,030 new tests, 62 new cases
- Monday, September 21: 10,474 new trials, 42 new cases
- Sunday, September 20: 4,383 new trials, 11 new cases
- Saturday, September 19: 4,133 new trials, 13 new cases
- Friday, September 18: 10,564 new trials, 27 new cases
- Thursday, September 17: 7,802 new trials, 18 new cases
- Wednesday, September 16: 9,965 new trials, 24 new cases
- Tuesday, September 15: 11,232 new trials, 45 new cases
- Monday, September 14: 10,214 new trials, 40 new cases
- Sunday, September 13: 4,568 new trials, 17 new cases
- Saturday, September 12: 4,009 new tests, 10 new cases
- Friday, September 11: 11,253 new trials. 35 news cases
- Thursday, September 10: 6,626 new trials, 34 new cases
- Wednesday, September 9: 11,993 new trials, 47 new cases
- Tuesday, September 8: 11,621 new trials, 81 new cases
- Monday, September 7: 6,299 new tests, 69 new cases
- Sunday, September 6: 2,987 new trials, 37 new cases
- Saturday, September 5: 2,609 new trials, 37 new cases
- Friday, September 4: 14,204 new trials, 104 new cases
- Thursday, September 3: 14,841 new trials, 88 new cases
- Wednesday, September 2: 7,089 new trials, 120 new cases
- Tuesday, September 1: 14,367 new trials, 199 new cases
- Monday, 31 August: 17,227 new trials, 230 new cases
- Sunday, August 30: 3,640 new trials, 104 new cases
- Saturday, 29 August: 2,895 new trials, 50 new cases
- Friday, August 28: 15,030 new tests, 65 new cases
- Thursday, August 27: 15,123 new trials, 60 new cases
- Wednesday, August 26: 6,812 new trials, 54 new cases
- Tuesday, August 25: 15,850 new trials, 89 new cases
- Monday, August 24: 17,656 new trials, 79 new cases
- Sunday, August 23: 4,474 new trials, 53 new cases
- Saturday, August 22: 3,326 new trials, 43 new cases
- Friday, August 21: 10,877 new trials, 54 new cases
- Thursday, 20 August: 10,742 new trials, 52 new cases
- Wednesday, 19 August: 6,300 new trials, 29 new cases
- Tuesday, August 18: 6,162 new trials, 20 new cases
- Monday, August 17: 9,064 new trials, 24 new cases
- Sunday, August 16: 2,453 new trials, 7 new cases
State public health officials announced Friday that a man from Ford County in the 90s was among 35 Illinoisans who lost their lives in COVID-19.
It is the sixth to be associated with coronovirus in Ford County during the epidemic.
Ford was fatal among 18 counties:
- Coles County: 1 Female 90s
- Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 male 70s, 2 female 80s, 3 male 80s
- DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
- Ford County: 1 male 90s
- Lake County: 1 female 100+
- Logan County: 1 Female 50s
- Macon County: 1 male 80s
- Marion County: 1 Female 90s
- Marshall County: 1 woman 90s
- McLean County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s
- Monroe County: 1 Female 90s
- Sangamon County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
- St. Clair County: 1 Female 80s, 1 Female 90s
- Tazewell County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 male 80s
- Warren County: 1 Female 80s
- Wayne County: 1 woman 70s
- Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
- Williamson County: 1 male 70s
Meanwhile, 2,818 of the 71,599 new tests returned positive on Friday, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. There was a slight increase in the state’s seven-day positivity rate, from 3.7 to 3.8 percent.
According to IDPH, daily statewide hospitalization totals: 1,812 people were hospitalized (57 from the day before), 395 patients (three above) in ICU beds and 153 patients (10 below) on ventilators.
– Epidemic sum according to IDPH: 6,177,379 trials, 313,518 cases and 8,945 deaths.
In addition to his sixth death, Ford County also filed five new cases on Friday.
Its total number is 181, confirmed by 114 by the local health department and 67 as probable.
Three county residents are hospitalized with COVID-19 while 18 others are isolated at home.
The champagne goodwill retail store and donation center on West Anthony Drive closed on Friday after employees reported positive testing following the announcement of the Land of Lincoln Goodwill.
The store plans to reopen on Saturday.
In Friday’s announcement, Land of Lincoln Goodwill stated that “none of the affected employees came into contact with goodwill customers,” adding: “The strict safety precautions have been followed since the outbreak of the Champaq Goodwill store Going and every employee is going through both morning and mid-day. Health check-up every day. Affected employees reported no symptoms while working at the Goodwill store, but all including Goodwill completely disinfecting the entire store and donation processing area Necessary precautions are being taken, which are being done today.
“Other goodwill employees have been sent home with salaries and all are being tested. With extreme caution for our customers and employees, every 15 retail stores operate under reduced hours. The stores have created social disturbances and Reopened under occupancy limits to support the signs. It was positioned at the entrance of each store underlining it and other safety precautions. “