Tri-county update shows 163 new cases of COVID-19, 2 additional death

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Tri-County COVID-19 update reported 163 new and probable cases in the area Monday, Feb. 22.

Peoria County reported 66 new cases, bringing the county’s total to 16,875 with 254 deaths. In Tazewell County, there are 72 new cases for a total of 13,404 with 235 deaths. Finally, Woodford County reported 25 new cases, bringing the county’s total cases to 3,659 with 64 deaths.

The Tazewell County Health Department reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths. The deaths were not associated with a long-term care facility.

Collectively, the health departments reported a total of 33,938 cases with 553 deaths.

The Tri-County COVID-19 update states 97% have recovered and 2% are self-isolating at home. The hospitalization rate is 0.07%.

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