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30+ in the hospital due to COVID-19 in Rock Island County

Health officials in Rock Island County on Thursday announced there are currently 35 patients in...
Health officials in Rock Island County on Thursday announced there are currently 35 patients in the hospital due to COVID-19.(KWQC)
Published: Jan. 14, 2021 at 1:13 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 14, 2021 at 2:05 PM CST
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ROCK ISLAND Co., Ill. (KWQC) - Health officials in Rock Island County on Thursday announced there are currently 35 patients in the hospital due to COVID-19.

Officials also announced 56 new cases, bringing the county’s total of confirmed cases to 11,524.

The death toll stands at 281.

The new cases are:

· 2 men in their 80s

· 6 men in their 60s

· 2 men in their 50s

· 3 men in their 40s

· 6 men in their 30s

· 7 men in their 20s

· 1 man in his teens

· 1 boy in his teens

· 1 boy younger than 13

· 1 woman in her 70s

· 6 women in their 60s

· 4 women in their 50s

· 6 women in their 40s

· 2 women in their 30s

· 5 women in their 20s

· 2 girls younger than 13

· 1 girl infant 1 or younger

No additional information regarding these cases is available due to federal privacy laws.

Remember, you control how you respond to COVID-19:

· Stay home as much as possible and especially when ill

· Wear a face covering when you must go out for essential supplies

· Keep at least 6 feet between you and anyone else

· Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer

· Take the vaccine when it becomes available to you

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