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DeWitt/Piatt COVID Update: 3/17/2021
April 22, 2021

DeWitt/Piatt Testing Update

 

03/12/2021 Friday

DeWitt: 1 new case in DeWitt.

Piatt: 5 new cases in Monticello. 1 new case in Bement. 1 new case in White Heath.

 

03/13/2021 Saturday

DeWitt: 2 new cases in Clinton.

Piatt: 2 new cases in Monticello.

 

03/14/2021 Sunday

DeWitt: No cases reported.

Piatt: 1 new case in Monticello.

 

3/15/2021 Monday

No new cases reported.

 

03/16/2021 Tuesday

DeWitt: 1 new case in Farmer City. 1 new case in Wapella.

Piatt: 1 new case in Monticello.

 

With these additional cases, DeWitt Co has had a total of 1343 cases; Piatt Co has had a total of 1421 cases. Over the past week, DeWitt Co has had 13 cases, Piatt Co has had 18 cases. There have now been a total of 23 deaths in DeWitt Co and 14 deaths in Piatt Co due to COVID-19.  We are approaching 13,037 doses of vaccine given in our two-county area (over 7903 in Piatt and nearly 5134 in DeWitt).

 

We continue with vaccination clinics for 2nd dose recipients only through March. We have loaded a new SignUpGenius link for April appointments.  Find this link on our website (www.dewittpiatthealth.com) and Facebook page.

 

Additional vaccination information is located here: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccine-faq and  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html

 

 

PLEASE continue to practice our prevention protocol:  WASH your hands frequently, WEAR a mask when in public, WATCH your distance (maintain a 6 ft distance), don't attend or host gatherings, and shelter vulnerable populations. 

 

Thank you!

 

David M. Remmert, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Public Health Administrator

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