Rock Island County Health Department reports 3 deaths, 110 new COVID-19 cases Friday

The health department said the positivity rate continues to fall, from 4.28% last week to 3.77%...
The health department said the positivity rate continues to fall, from 4.28% last week to 3.77% last week.(KWQC)
Published: Mar. 4, 2022 at 2:13 PM CST
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ROCK ISLAND Co., Ill. (KWQC) - The Rock Island County Health Department reported 110 new COVID-19 cases Friday, since the last report on Feb. 25. The total number of cases is now 31,837.

The health department also reported three COVID-19 deaths in the last week. The total number of deaths is now 481.

The health department said the positivity rate continues to fall, from 4.28% last week to 3.77% this week.

The health department said 9 patients are currently hospitalized in the county with the virus, compared to 19 last week. The average age of newly infected patients is 36.

The vaccination rate increased to 60.9% this week according to the health department.

The health department continues to offer vaccination clinics on Tuesdays for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson for 18-year-olds and older and on Fridays for Pfizer for 5-year-olds and older, with no appointments are needed.

The health department will also hold a walk-in pediatric vaccination clinic Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, with special guest Bailey, an adorable therapy dog from 9-11 a.m.

The health department said other providers for vaccines can be found at vaccines.gov.

The CDC has moved Rock Island County from the medium to low for the impact of COVID-19 illness on health and healthcare systems, the metric was released last week.

The health department said the positivity rate continues to fall, from 4.28% last week to 3.77%...
The health department said the positivity rate continues to fall, from 4.28% last week to 3.77% last week.(KWQC)

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