COVID UPDATE 1/17/23 - 1/23/23

January 24, 2023

COVID UPDATE 1/17/23 - 1/23/23

January 24, 2023

01/17/23 – 01/23/23:

45 cases reported


Total overall since March 2020:

County        Cases      Deaths

DeWitt        5,148        41

Piatt             5,484        24

^Data Last Updated on 1/18/23. 


Illinois COVID-19 Community Level:

DeWitt:  Low Community Level              

Piatt:  Low Community Level              


^Data Last Updated: 1/13/23


*All information displayed is provisional and will change.


Low Community Level:

  *Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters

  *Maintain improved ventilation throughout indoor spaces when possible

  *Follow CDC recommendations for isolation and quarantine, including getting tested if you are exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19

  *If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe   disease:

  -Have a plan for rapid testing if needed (e.g., having home tests   or access to testing)

  -Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you are a candidate for treatments like oral

   antivirals, PrEP, and monoclonal antibodies


**** CDC recommends use of COVID-19 Community Levels to determine the impact of COVID-19 on communities and to take action. CDC also provides Transmission Levels (also known as Community Transmission) to describe the amount of COVID-19 spread within each county. Healthcare facilities use Transmission Levels to determine infection control interventions.****


Illinois COVID-19 Transmission Level:

DeWitt: Substantial

Piatt: Substantial

***** Current 7-days is Thu Jan 12 2023 - Wed Jan 18 2023 for case rate and Tue Jan 10 2023 - Mon Jan 16 2023 for percent positivity. The percent change in counties at each level of transmission is the absolute change compared to the previous 7-day period.