Mondays coronavirus updates: Recovered cases up by 463 overnight in Champaign County; Mahomet-Seymour schools putting up outdoor tents – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

8 tents– like this one on the east side of the high school– have shown up in Mahomet for outdoor trainee knowing. Strategies are to have two up outside each of the districts four schools by Tuesday evening, Superintendent Lindsey Hall said Monday.


The news comes 3 days after district households found out that a Lincoln Trail Elementary teacher and Middletown Prairie Elementary trainee had checked favorable for COVID-19.
As of Friday, those stayed the only known active cases in the district. 18 individuals remained quarantined as of Friday since of direct exposure to the student and instructor who evaluated favorable.

For some students in the Mahomet-Seymour district, school will quickly move outdoors.
The 8 camping tents the district bought have actually shown up, Superintendent Lindsey Hall stated Monday, and strategies are for 2 to be put outside each of the districts four schools by the end of Tuesday.

Graphic by Ben Zigterman

The variety of recovered cases in Champaign County rose by 463 overnight Monday– presumably from UI students recovering after evaluating positive last month for COVID-19.
There are now 492 active and 2,361 recovered cases countywide, the C-U Public Health District reported Monday.
Meanwhile, of 12,886 new tests in the county, 67 came back favorable Monday, a rate of 0.5 percent.
Champaign Countys seven-day positivity rate dropped from 0.8 to 0.7 percent.

Hospitalizations held at three for the 3rd straight day while the variety of overall tests crept closer to 300,000 (299,792).
Heres an upgraded rundown of county ZIP codes with active cases followed by their overall variety of cases, according to C-U Public Health District data:

61820/Champaign: 363 active (down 272 from Sunday), 1,082 total (up 53).

61801/Urbana: 43 active (down 51 from Sunday), 240 total (up 6).

61821/Champaign: 16 active (down 18 from Sunday), 354 overall (up one).

61873/St. Joseph: 15 active (down 7 from Sunday), 51 total (unchanged).

61822/Champaign: 13 active (down 19 from Sunday), 218 overall (unchanged).

61802/Urbana: 11 active (down 7 from Sunday), 274 overall (up one).

61853/Mahomet: 7 active (down 4 from Sunday), 112 total (up one).

61874/Savoy: 6 active (down 7 from Sunday), 82 total (up one).

61866/Rantoul: 5 active (down 7 from Sunday), 282 total (up three).

61880/Tolono: 4 active (down 1 from Sunday), 43 total (the same).

61843/Fisher: 2 active (the same from Sunday), 32 overall (unchanged).

61845/Foosland: 2 active (unchanged Sunday), 10 total (unchanged).

61863/Pesotum: 2 active (down 1 from Sunday), 10 overall (the same).

61878/Thomasboro: 2 active (the same from Sunday), 8 overall (unchanged).

61877/Sidney: 1 active (unchanged from Sunday), 16 overall (the same).

61847/Gifford: 1 active (the same from Sunday), 8 overall (unchanged).

61859/Ogden: 1 active (unchanged from Sunday), 5 total (up one).

61864/Philo: 0 active (the same from Sunday), 11 total (the same).

61875/Seymour: 0 active (the same from Sunday), 6 overall (unchanged).

61849/Homer: 0 active (down one from Sunday), 6 total (the same).

60949/Ludlow: 0 active (unchanged from Sunday), 6 overall (unchanged).

61840/Dewey: 0 active (unchanged from Sunday), 5 overall (the same).

61871/Royal: 0 active (unchanged from Sunday), 5 total (the same).

61872/Sadorus: 0 active (the same from Sunday), 3 overall (unchanged).

61816/Broadlands: 0 active (the same from Sunday), 1 total (the same).

61851/Ivesdale: 0 active (unchanged from Sunday), 1 overall (the same).

61862/Penfield: 0 active (the same from Sunday), 1 total (unchanged).

Heres an updated breakdown of verified county cases by age, according to CUPHD data:.

Graphic by Ben Zigterman.

11 to 20: 966 cases (up 42 from Sunday); 28.2 percent of all tests in Champaign County.

21 to 30: 736 cases (up 17 from Sunday); 30.7 percent of tests.

31 to 40: 369 cases (up 2 from Sunday); 11.7 percent of tests.

41 to 50: 259 cases (up 1 from Sunday); 9.4 percent of tests.

51 to 60: 209 cases (up 3 from Sunday); 8.7 percent of tests.

10 and under: 133 cases (up 2 from Sunday); 1.9 percent of tests.

61 to 70: 107 cases (unchanged from Sunday); 5.5 percent of tests.

71 to 80: 51 cases (the same from Sunday); 2.2 percent of tests.

81 to 90: 32 cases (unchanged from Sunday); 1.1 percent of tests.

91 to 100: 11 cases (unchanged from Sunday); 0.4 percent of tests.

Citizens in their 20s and 70s ended up being the 370th and 371st brand-new cases Monday in Vermilion County.
With 2 cases likewise moved into the recovered/released column Monday, the county has 57 active cases.
Four citizens are hospitalized with COVID-19, Vermilion County Health Department Administrator Doug Toole stated.

Graphic by Ben Zigterman.

Steve Hoffman, editor of Community Media Groups Piatt County Journal-Republican, reports:.

Graphic by Ben Zigterman.

Piatt County Transportation has revealed that a motorist has tested positive for COVID-19.
The employee last dealt with Wednesday, and was checked Saturday after experiencing mild signs.
” We are positive all procedure for PPE was followed, therefore there is minimal risk to our riders and personnel,” said PIATTRAN Director Jami Trybom. “We have reached out to anyone who rode with that motorist on Tuesday or Wednesday.”.
She stated the driver is not a Piatt County homeowner.
PIATTRAN chauffeurs have actually been wearing masks, and social distancing requirements have actually been observed on buses because the COVID-19 outbreak began.
The service will continue to operate, however “out of an abundance of caution,” Trybom stated trips scheduled Tuesday for those in higher-risk health categories are being canceled.
” Be guaranteed we will do our finest to upgrade you if the circumstance ought to change. It our objective to be as transparent as possible with any health or security issue,” she stated in a release.
Concerns can be referred to Trybom at or by calling 217-762-7821.

DuPage County: 1 male 70s.

Graphic by Ben Zigterman.

Jefferson County: 1 male 90s.

Perry County: 1 female 90s.

Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s.

Of 28,975 brand-new tests statewide, 1,381 returned positive Monday, a rate of 4.8 percent.
The states seven-day positivity rate now stands at 4.2 percent on the day it surpassed the 250,000 mark for total verified cases (250,961) cases.
The Illinois Department of Public Health also reported eight lives lost to COVID-19 on Monday:.

LaSalle County: 1 female 80s.

Coles County: 1 male 70s.

Tuesday, Aug. 25: 15,850 new tests, 89 new cases.

Thursday, Sept. 3: 14,841 new tests, 88 new cases.

Wednesday, Sept. 2: 7,089 brand-new tests, 120 brand-new cases.

Wednesday, Aug. 26: 6,812 brand-new tests, 54 new cases.

Wednesday, Aug. 19: 6,300 brand-new tests, 29 new cases.

Monday, Aug. 31: 17,227 brand-new tests, 230 brand-new cases.

Sunday, Aug. 16: 2,453 new tests, 7 new cases.

Saturday, Aug. 22: 3,326 brand-new tests, 43 new cases.

Saturday, Aug. 29: 2,895 new tests, 50 new cases.

Sunday, Aug. 23: 4,474 new tests, 53 brand-new cases.

Sunday, Aug. 30: 3,640 new tests, 104 brand-new cases.

Friday, Aug. 21: 10,877 brand-new tests, 54 brand-new cases.

Thursday, Aug. 27: 15,123 new tests, 60 new cases.

Thursday, Aug. 20: 10,742 brand-new tests, 52 brand-new cases.

Friday, Aug. 28: 15,030 new tests, 65 new cases.

Tuesday, Sept. 1: 14,367 new tests, 199 new cases.

Monday, Aug. 17: 9,064 new tests, 24 new cases.

Monday, Aug. 24: 17,656 brand-new tests, 79 new cases.

Tuesday, Aug. 18: 6,162 brand-new tests, 20 brand-new cases.

Of 14,841 tests Thursday on school, 88 new cases emerged, according to new information provided by the University of Illinois.
With Labor Day weekend amounts to yet to be added, the seven-day positivity rate on school stood at 1.1 percent.
Since trainees started moving in on Aug. 16, there have actually been 1,420 brand-new cases.
Because classes started on Aug. 24, there have actually been 1,138 brand-new cases.
Heres a breakdown of new, special cases by day, according to the UIs COVID-19 dashboard:.

Reports the Piatt County Journal-Republicans Steve Hoffman:.
Students at Cerro Gordo High School are being relocated to remote knowing until at least Sept. 21 after 7 people there evaluated positive for COVID-19 because Thursday. 4 of the cases were reported Thursday and Friday, with another 3 over the weekend.
In-person knowing will continue at the primary and junior high schools.
” We are committed to offering your child and our staff with a healthy and safe environment. In order to accomplish that, we need everybodys help when you are out in public: Please wear masks indoors, social distance, and frequently clean or sterilize your hands,” the district published on its website and social media on Sunday.
” Thank you for your understanding and ongoing cooperation with our COVID prevention policies and procedures as we work to assist protect your kids, your families, and our staff and their households,” continued the statement.
The release also said the district will “continue our continuous monitoring of trainees and staff for symptoms and signs of health problem and examination of illness reports to promptly identify possible break outs. Our custodial staff will continue to deep clean and decontaminate the areas impacted by prospective direct exposure to the COVID-19 infection.”.
The school district is coordinating its efforts with the DeWitt-Piatt Bi-County Health Department to recognize people who have actually had current contact with the COVID-19 positive people to avoid further spread of the infection within the school and neighborhood.

Piatt County Journal-Republican.