6 people from Tazewell County die from COVID-19

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria City/ County Health Department reported Monday that six people from Tazewell County died from COVID-19 over the weekend.

Five of the six people who died from the virus were residents of a long-term care facility. According to the department, four of the facilities are experiencing an outbreak.

The deaths include:

  • Female, 80s, not associated with a long-term care facility
  • Female, 90s, resident of long-term care experiencing an outbreak  (Villas of Hollybrook, Pekin)
  • Female, 90s, resident of long-term care experiencing an outbreak  (Generations at Riverview, EP)
  • Male, 90s, resident of long-term care experiencing an outbreak  (Timber Creek, Pekin)
  • Male, 90s, resident of long-term care experiencing an outbreak  (Aperion Morton Villa, Morton)
  • Male, 90s, resident of long-term care not experiencing an outbreak (Reflections Memory Care, Washington)

Monday’s report also shows Peoria County now has 3,227 confirmed cases, Tazewell County has 1,579 and Woodford County has 400, bringing the total number of cases to 5,206.

In the Tri-County area, 72 people have died from the virus. In Peoria County, 43 people have died, in Tazewell County, 23 and in Woodford County, six. The recovering rate is 79.4% and 18.5% of people with the virus are at home isolating, according to the health department’s report.

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