Rock Island County COVID-19 hospitalizations near all-time high

Local News

The Rock Island County Health Department reported on Wednesday 33 new cases of COVID-19 giving the county 3,157 in total. The number of deaths remained at 85.

There are currently 23 patients with COVID-19 in the hospital.

According to Janet Hill from the Rock Island Health Department, the number of hospitalizations is near the all-time high of 25, which occurred on April 23 and May 3. She added, the increase is a concern especially since flu season is getting started and the health care system could become overwhelmed with both COVID-19 and flu patients, which makes it even more important to get a flu shot.

The new cases on Wednesday are:

  • 2 women in their 70s
  • 1 woman in her 60s
  • 1 woman in her 50s
  • 3 women in their 40s
  • 4 women in their 30s
  • 5 women in their 20s
  • 1 woman in her teens
  • 2 men in their 70s
  • 2 women in their 60s
  • 5 women in their 50s
  • 2 women in their 40s
  • 2 women in their 30s
  • 3 women in their 20s

For a more complete look at the numbers from the local counties, visit our COVID-19 Cases in Illinois & Iowa webpage.

To get more statistics about COVID-19 in Illinois, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health website.

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