We have 24 active cases. (22 are home and 2 are hospitalized). 3 new cases were confirmed today.
We have tested 6,328 people (6,261 were negative and 67 were positive). We have currently tested about 8.4% of our population in Vermilion County. For comparison, Illinois has tested about 12.9% and the US has tested about 10.8%
County Level COVID-19 Metrics - http://www.dph.illinois.gov/countymetrics
County Level COVID-19 Risk Metrics | IDPH
IDPH is monitoring several indicators that measure the health burden of COVID-19 in each Illinois county and capture a county’s ability to respond. Many of these county-level indicators are similar to the Restore Illinois criteria and support that larger framework. These metrics are intended to be used for local level awareness of each county’s progress during Phase 4 and will
Our new cases appear to also be travel related. It is imperative to spread the word of the risks of traveling.
OSF – only testing symptomatic individuals and pre-op patients through a doctors order
Carle – Testing employees, First Responders, and Carle Patients – you do not have to be asymptomatic
Aunt Martha’s – testing anyone – walk-in, no out of pocket costs, every day during regular hours. (I have attached Aunt Martha’s New Flier for testing)
Mobile Units – We are looking at getting COVID-19 mobile testing units here in Vermilion County at 4 locations. We will have more information about that when they are scheduled and locations are secured. It looks like the middle of July is our target dates. More information to come.