Henry and Stark County Health Department Release Recovery Rate Data

On Wednesday, the Henry and Stark County Health Department released their latest set of recovery rate data. The data accumulated includes a total of 103 cases of COVID-19 in Henry County since the start of the pandemic. Of those 103 people, 52 are in the category of ‘symptoms resolved,’ the category closest to fully recovered from COVID-19. The next highest number is 23, that’s 23 people who are symptomatic and are at home. There are currently 2 people who are hospitalized related to COVID-19. 11 people are Asymptomatic, having tested positive but not showing any of symptoms of COVID-19.

In a notable change from last week when zero cases were unaccounted for, this week there are 14 people people in Henry County who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 but have not reported their status to the Henry and Stark County Health Department. In Stark County, 6 people have now tested positive for COVID-19. Of those 6 people, 1 person is symptomatic and at home. 3 people are Asymptomatic. One person has not reported their status to the Health Department. And, one person is in the category of Symptoms resolved.

As for the latest statewide COVID-19 numbers, a slight upward spike was noted on Wednesday as Illinois approached 1000 newly confirmed cases. That’s a notable increase over the 500 and 600 daily average of confirmed cases which has been the average since late June. 980 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday along with 36 additional deaths from COVID-19. That brings the totals since the beginning of the pandemic to 149,432 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of that number, 7,099 people have died from COVID-19.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests administered. from July 1 –July 7, is 2.6%. As of last night, 1,518 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 331 patients were in the ICU and 151 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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