Madison County Health Department: There Are 9,371 Active COVID-19 Cases In County And 125 Patients In Hospitals
MADISON COUNTY - The latest Madison County COVID-19 numbers show 864 new cases in information released on Wednesday, January 12, 2021. As of Jan. 12, there are 125 COVID-19 patients in Madison County hospitals and 13 on ventilators, the Madison County Health Department daily report says.
The COVID-19 transmission and positivity rate remains "high" with a 23.09 percent test positivity rate and 900 new cases per day for a seven-day rolling average. The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive for the COVID-19 virus of those overall who have been tested.
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The new cases in Madison County on Wednesday by age are as follows:
There were no new COVID-19-related deaths in Madison County reported on Wednesday.
Greene County has a 26.8 percent COVID-19 positivity rate, the highest in the region, in recent Illinois Department of Public Health statistics. Jersey County reports a 20.27 positivity rate in the latest Illinois Department of Public Health statistics. Macoupin County has a 21.03 percent COVID-19 positivity rate and Calhoun has a 19.7 positivity rate. St. Clair County has an exceptionally high 31.44 percent positivity rate in the latest state statistics.