Tracking COVID-19 risk metrics in your county

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FILE – This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Residents in Illinois and Iowa can keep track of metrics that provide insights into COVID-19 cases in their county.

These indicators include: new cases, number of deaths, tests performed, positivity rate, etc. Link to the Illinois Department of Health risk metrics can be found here. Iowa residents can find the analysis of positive COVID-19 cases here.

CDC is also tracking COVID-19 cases nationally.

Stay tuned to Local 4 News to get information on new cases of COVID-19 locally

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