COVID UPDATE 02/07/2023 - 03/05/2023

March 6, 2023

COVID UPDATE 02/07/2023 - 03/05/2023

March 6, 2023

02/07/2023 – 03/05/2023:

57 cases reported


Total Overall Since March 2020:

County     Cases     Deaths

DeWitt     5,202        42

Piatt          5,571        24


DeWitt County had one COVID-19 related death in February.


^Data Last Updated: 03/01/2023 as of 2/26/2023.


Illinois COVID-19 Community Level:

DeWitt:  Low Community Level

Piatt:  Low Community Level

^Data Last Updated: 02/09/2023


*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:
oHave a plan for rapid testing if needed (e.g., having home tests or access to testing)
oTalk to your healthcare provider about whether you are a candidate for treatments like oral antivirals, PrEP, and monoclonal antibodies



Illinois COVID-19 Transmission Level:

DeWitt: Moderate

Piatt: Substantial

** Current 7-days is Thu Feb 23 2023 - Wed Mar 01 2023 for case rate and Tue Feb 21 2023 - Mon Feb 27 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.


**** 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.****