We are reporting 69 new cases today (one resident in their 80s, eleven in their 70s, nine in their 60s, five in their 50s, seven in their 40s, thirteen in their 30s, five in their 20s, eight teens, six grade-school-aged children, one pre-schooler, one toddler, and two infants), and 112 released, which brings us to a total of 6,743 positive cases -- 573 of which are active.
We are saddened to report five more COVID-related deaths over the past week -- one woman in her 70s, one woman in her 50s, and three men in their 80s. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and friends. Since this pandemic began, we have lost 86 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths.
There are currently 18 COVID-positive Vermilion County residents hospitalized.
We have received a total of 76,977 negative test results.
The Mobile COVID-Testing Team will return to the front parking lot of the health department on Jan. 16, 19 & 21.