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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 10/22/2020

General Updates


Region 6 (without UIUC tests) decreased to 7.5% (ending 10/18). 

Vermilion County’s 7-Day rolling average is 9.7%. 


I have updated our COVID19 page on our website to add a few more guidance documents that we feel are important.  .  I try to keep the website updated as much as possible.  Included are daily updates, guidance documents, and the latest infographic.  If there is anything you would like to see more on our website or these daily updates, please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate.


Update on Cases


Today’s Cases:  37 new cases and 39 were released out of isolation.  We regret to report 2 additional deaths in our community, a gentleman in his 70s and a women in her 70s.  Our thoughts go to their friends and family during this difficult time.  One of the cases was one of our current hospitalized cases. 


Our active cases are now at 188 with 178 isolated at home and 10 hospitalized.  Three of our new cases from today are hospitalized.  We have 1 toddler, 1 preschooler, 1 grade school child, 6 teens, 4 their 20s, 3 in their 30s, 6 in their 40s, 5 in their 50s, 3 in their 60s, 5 in their 70s and 2 in their 80s.   13 of our new cases were connected through households, families, or other connections.    




Vermilion County

Total Negatives:  34,631

Total positives: 1372

For All the County Metrics:

For County and School Metrics: 


Regionally (Region 6) EXCLUDING UIUC Testing

Test Positivity 7 Day Rolling Average: 5 days of positivity currently at 7.5% 

Hospital Admissions 7 Day Rolling Average:  6 days of hospital admission increases 

Med Surge Bed Availability:  33%

ICU Bed Availability:  45%     

For Regional Metrics, including the breakdown by county:


Testing Information


  • Mobile Testing Van coming (all at VCHD and from 9-4:30)
    • 10/19-10/25
    • 11/2 – 11/8
  • IMPORTANT:  If your agency is doing any testing, please make sure that your negative and positive results are being submitted through IDPH’s redcap system.  This is crucial that our county accounts for every test we do.   




New/Helpful Guidance






Positivity Rates:  This can also be found at the following link if you want to see the other counties that are in our region. REMINDER:  We want it to be UNDER 8%.  You will have to scroll down all the way to see them.  


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