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Region 6 hospitalizations, at 181 a week ago, now at 159 ... Registering their lowest 7-day positivity rates in three-plus months: Piatt County (lowest in 110 days), Ford (109), Champaign (93). ... Rates by area county: Champaign, 4.8% (-0.1%); Douglas, 6.5% (+0.2%); Ford, 3.9% (-1.3%); Iroquois, 4.7% (-0.5%); Piatt, 3.5% (-0.4%); Vermilion, 7.8% (-0.6%).

Like many wedding spaces, renovated Venue CU waiting for COVID-19 restrictions to loose before opening its doors all the way.

Urbana senior Banan Garada will host her third in a series of bi-monthly youth webinars about pandemic preparedness from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 1.

Region 6 will have to match all three metrics Thursday to advance to the less-restrictive Phase 4, which allows for gatherings of up to 50 people. ... Wednesday's new 7-day positivity rates: Champaign County, 5.5% (no change); Douglas, 4.7% (-1.0%); Ford, 6.3% (-0.7%); Iroquois, 5.9% (-0.4%); Piatt, 5.5% (-0.2%); Vermilion, 8.7% (no change); Region 6, 6.4% (-0.1%).