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Rock Island County reports 19 new cases of COVID-19

County health department officials in Rock Island County on Wednesday announced 19 new cases of...
County health department officials in Rock Island County on Wednesday announced 19 new cases of COVID-19.(KWQC)
Published: Mar. 17, 2021 at 4:06 PM CDT
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ROCK ISLAND Co., Ill. (KWQC) - County health department officials in Rock Island County on Wednesday announced 19 new cases of COVID-19.

Additionally, they announced there are 15 patients in the hospital in the county with COVID-19.

The new cases bring the county’s total of confirmed cases to 13,150.

The new cases are:

· 1 woman in her 90s

· 1 woman in her 50s

· 3 women in their 40s

· 4 women in their 30s

· 2 women in their 20s

· 1 woman in her teens

· 2 men in their 60s

· 2 men in their 50s

· 3 men in their 20s

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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