The Rock Island County Health Department reported 33 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the county on Monday.
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COVID-19 in QC, by the numbers
The Rock Island County Health Department has reported 81 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday’s report. The total number of cases in the county since the start of the pandemic is now 17,708.
A closer look at the new infections reported since Friday showed that 28.4% – 23 of 81 – were in teens and children under the age of 20. Fifteen of the 23 new cases in the 20 and under group involved boys and girls under 20. from 13.
The death toll in Rock Island County linked to the virus remained at 351.
As the Iowa Department of Public Health reported last week, 24,966 cases of COVID-19 and 265 deaths have been confirmed in Scott County since the start of the pandemic. The state updates county-wide COVID-19 statistics every Wednesday.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during the seven-day period from Monday, September 20 to Sunday, September 26, Scott County saw an increase of 484 cases and a 9.04% positivity rate.
The CDC reported that 51.8% of Scott County’s 172,943 residents were fully vaccinated.
During the seven-day period from Monday, September 20 to Sunday, September 26, the CDC reported 288 new cases of COVID-19 and a positivity rate of 6.16% in Rock Island County.