Rock Island County reports 46 new COVID-19 cases

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The Rock Island County Health Department reported on Wednesday 46 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 3,567.

“None of these cases are part of a known outbreak,” said Nita Ludwig, administrator of the Rock Island County Health Department. “All of these people became infected through community spread. We are seeing a large number of cases connected to extended family gatherings. We urge residents to wear a mask, watch their distance, and wash their hands, even when around loved ones outside of their immediate household.”

The number of deaths in the county remains at 93.

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

The new cases are:

  • 2 women in their 70s
  • 5 women in their 60s
  • 7 women in their 50s
  • 4 women in their 40s
  • 3 women in their 30s
  • 5 women in their 20s
  • 1 woman in her teens
  • 1 girl younger than 13
  • 8 men in their 70s
  • 3 men in their 60s
  • 3 men in their 50s
  • 1 man in his 40s
  • 1 man in his 30s
  • 1 man in his 20s
  • 1 boy younger than 13

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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