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Both its seven-day positivity rate and hospitalization count were down Tuesday but Region 6 still has work to do before being allowed to move out of its current Tier 3 mitigation phase.

Regions will be allowed to do so as soon as Friday if they meet four state-set metrics.

As of Tuesday, the region that covers East Central Illinois meets three of the four:

1. A test positivity rate of less than 12 percent for three consecutive days.

AS OF TUESDAY: Region 6 meets this standard — it's had 34 days in a row under the 12 percent threshold, according to IDPH data, and hasn't been in double digits since Dec. 10.

2. Greater than 20 percent available medical/surgical hospital beds on a three-day rolling average.

AS OF TUESDAY: Region 6 meets this standard, following up two days below 20 percent with two more above the benchmark. On Tuesday, the number was 24.5 percent.

3. Greater than 20 percent available ICU beds on a three-day rolling average.

AS OF TUESDAY: Region 6 meets this standard — and has done so for 213 consecutive days. The number rose Tuesday from 32.7 to 34.2 percent.

4. Declining COVID hospitalizations in seven out of the last 10 days.

AS OF TUESDAY: Region 6 falls short of this standard but is heading in the right direction after back-to-back decreases Monday and Tuesday.

It's had decreases in four of the past 10 days, which started after a 180-patient Jan. 1: 

  • Jan. 2: 184 patients
  • Jan. 3: 186 patients
  • Jan. 4: 189 patients
  • Jan. 5: 190 patients
  • Jan. 6: 189 patients (DECREASE)
  • Jan. 7: 191 patients
  • Jan. 8: 190 patients (DECREASE)
  • Jan. 9 191 patients
  • Jan. 10: 189 patients (DECREASE)
  • Jan. 11: 184 patients (DECREASE)

As for the seven-day positivity rate, the metrics the state uses cover a seven-day period that ended three days ago (figures posted Tuesday are through Jan. 9).

Region 6’s metrics exclude data from the UI campus’s saliva testing. (If UI tests were included, the region’s rate would be 5.7 percent, down from 5.8 percent a day earlier).

A look at the Region 6 rates since Jan. 1 (with three-day lags):

  • Jan. 1: 9.0 percent
  • Jan. 2: 9.1 percent
  • Jan. 3: 9.4 percent
  • Jan. 4: 9.5 percent
  • Jan. 5: 9.5 percent
  • Jan. 6 9.7 percent
  • Jan. 7 9.9 percent
  • Jan. 8 9.4 percent
  • Jan. 9: 9.2 percent
County positivity

Below is a look at the rolling seven-day rates of the 21 counties that make up Region 6, and how those rates compare to the previous day:

  • Cumberland: 20.2 percent (-0.4)
  • Jasper: 17.7 percent (-0.6)
  • Clark: 16.6 percent (-0.9)
  • Effingham: 15.5 percent (-0.1)
  • DeWitt: 15.2 percent (-0.3)
  • Richland: 15.0 percent (+1.1)
  • Shelby: 12.3 percent (-0.2)
  • Clay: 10.5 percent (—)
  • Douglas: 10.3 percent (-0.9)
  • Vermilion: 9.9 percent (+0.2)
  • Iroquois: 9.5 percent (-0.2)
  • Fayette: 9.0 percent (-1.9)
  • Coles: 8.7 percent (-0.4)
  • Macon: 8.0 percent (-0.5)
  • Moultrie: 8.0 percent (+0.4)
  • Champaign: 7.6 percent (+0.2)
  • Piatt: 7.4 percent (+0.3)
  • Ford: 7.3 percent (-0.1)
  • Lawrence: 6.0 percent (+0.2)
  • Crawford: 4.4 percent (-1.7)
  • Edgar: 3.7 percent (-0.5)

If the UI’s saliva testing results were included in the state’s count, Champaign County’s seven-day rate would be 2.5 percent, unchanged from the day prior.


Vaccine

This chart shows the percentages of the eligible adult population of Champaign County (16 and older) which has received a first dose and both doses of the vaccine.

VACCINE: 101 more first doses received in Champaign County

The number of Champaign County residents who have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine rose by 101 Tuesday, according to data from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The total now stands at 7,327 — or 4.2 percent of the eligible (16 and older) county population of 172,760.

A smaller group of county residents — 499, or 0.24 percent of the county population — have received both doses of the vaccine, the state reports. That total rose by 16 overnight.

Vaccine data from other area counties, as provided by IDPH:

DOUGLAS: 586 residents have received the first dose, with 20 (0.10 percent of the county population) getting both doses.

FORD: 421 residents have received the first dose, with 62 (0.47 percent of the county population) getting both doses.

IROQUOIS: 1,113 residents have received the first dose, with 231 (0.84 percent of the county population) getting both doses.

PIATT: 713 residents have received the first dose, with 43 (0.26 percent of the county population) getting both doses.

VERMILION: 1,015 have received the first dose, with 42 (0.05 percent of the county population) getting both doses.


Active

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY: Hospitalizations up by four, cases up by 66

Of 3,469 new tests, 66 came back positive Tuesday in Champaign County, bringing its pandemic total to 14,919.

Active cases fell by 60, to 796, while hospitalizations rose by four, to 27.

Recovered cases were up by 126, to 14,031.

The health district is monitoring 1,029 active quarantined close contacts of positive cases, up by 47 overnight.

Here’s an updated rundown of county ZIP codes with active cases, according to health district data:

  • 61821/Champaign: 124 active (down 11)
  • 61820/Champaign: 120 active (up nine)
  • 61802/Urbana: 106 active (down eight)
  • 61822/Champaign: 92 active (down eight)
  • 61866/Rantoul: 64 active (down six)
  • 61801/Urbana: 64 active (down four)
  • 61853/Mahomet: 61 active (down seven)
  • 61873/St. Joseph: 43 active (down one)
  • 61874/Savoy: 36 active (down 11)
  • 61880/Tolono: 20 active (down one)
  • 61859/Ogden: 12 active (down two)
  • 61843/Fisher: 8 active (down two)
  • 61864/Philo: 8 active (down four)
  • 61847/Gifford: 7 active (unchanged)
  • 61877/Sidney: 7 active (up one)
  • 61875/Seymour: 6 active (down three)
  • 61878/Thomasboro: 5 active (unchanged)
  • 61845/Foosland: 3 active (unchanged)
  • 61840/Dewey: 2 active (unchanged)
  • 61863/Pesotum: 2 active (unchanged)
  • 61872/Sadorus: 2 active (unchanged)
  • 61849/Homer: 1 active (down one)
  • 61852/Longview: 1 active (unchanged)
  • 60949/Ludlow: 1 active (up one)
  • 61810/Allerton: 0 active (unchanged)
  • 61816/Broadlands: 0 active (unchanged)
  • 61851/Ivesdale: 0 active (unchanged)
  • 61862/Penfield: 0 active (unchanged)
  • 61871/Royal: 0 active (unchanged)

The county’s pandemic totals, according to the health district:

  • 1,305,005 tests
  • 14,919 confirmed cases
  • 92 fatalities
  • 27 county residents hospitalized
  • 19,490 close contacts quarantined
  • 2,244 close contacts that became positive

DOUGLAS COUNTY: 35th death, nine new cases

A man in his 80s became the 35th Douglas County resident to lose their life to COVID-19, the local health department reported Tuesday evening.

Douglas' total case count rose by nine, to 2,053. The county health department is monitoring 192 active cases or close contacts of those who’ve tested positive recently.

The new cases involve:

  • A 9-year-old boy
  • Two male teens, aged 16 and 19
  • A woman in her 20s
  • A man in his 40s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman and man in their 80s

Carle

CARLE: 69 COVID-19 patients in Urbana, 19 in Bloomington

Twelve of the 69 COVID-positive patients at Carle’s hospital in Urbana are in intensive care, according to data updated Tuesday by Carle Health.

In all, 97 patients with COVID-19 were hospitalized Tuesday in Carle facilities, with 16 of those in ICU.

Carle’s BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington had 19 COVID-19-positive patients (two in ICU), while Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney had six (two in ICU).

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center had three COVID patients, none of them in ICU.

Below is an overview of daily totals since Jan. 1 for Carle’s Urbana and Bloomington hospitals.

URBANA

  • Friday, Jan. 1: 57 patients, 11 in ICU
  • Saturday, Jan. 2: 59 patients, 8 in ICU
  • Sunday, Jan. 3: 59 patients, 13 in ICU
  • Monday, Jan. 4: 66 patients, 10 in ICU
  • Tuesday, Jan. 5: 64 patients, 12 in ICU
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6: 68 patients, 12 in ICU
  • Thursday, Jan. 7: 66 patients, 14 in ICU
  • Friday, Jan. 8: 66 patients, 9 in ICU
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 67 patients, 10 in ICU
  • Sunday, Jan. 10 67 patients, 9 in ICU
  • Monday, Jan. 11 75 patients, 13 in ICU
  • Tuesday, Jan. 12: 69 patients, 12 in ICU
Hospitalizations

BLOOMINGTON

  • Friday, Jan. 1: 19 patients, 1 in ICU
  • Saturday, Jan. 2: 20 patients, 3 in ICU
  • Sunday, Jan. 3: 23 patients, 3 in ICU
  • Monday, Jan. 4: 23 patients, 4 in ICU
  • Tuesday, Jan. 5: 23 patients, 2 in ICU
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6: 16 patients, 2 in ICU
  • Thursday, Jan. 7: 17 patients, 2 in ICU
  • Friday, Jan. 8: 15 patients, 2 in ICU
  • Saturday, Jan. 9: 14 patients, 2 in ICU
  • Sunday, Jan. 10: 17 patients, 2 in ICU
  • Monday, Jan. 11: 24 patients, 3 in ICU
  • Tuesday, Jan. 12: 19 patients, 2 in ICU

Since March, 1,000 COVID-19-positive patients have been discharged from Carle facilities and 215 hospitalized patients have died.


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STATE: 6,642 new cases, 117 deaths, 7.5% seven-day rate

Of 93,492 new tests, 6,642 came back positive statewide Tuesday, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate fell from 7.6 to 7.5 percent.

IDPH on Monday also reported 117 lives lost to COVID-19, pushing the state’s pandemic total to 17,743:

  • Adams County: 1 male 80s
  • Champaign County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Clark County: 1 female 80s
  • Coles County: 1 male 60s
  • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 5 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Cumberland County: 1 female 70s
  • DeKalb County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 90
  • Fayette County: 1 female 80s
  • Ford County: 1 female 80s
  • Franklin County: 1 female 90s
  • Hamilton County: 1 female 90s
  • Henderson County: 1 male 80s
  • Henry County: 1 female 100-plus
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
  • Jersey County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Kane County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Knox County: 1 female 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Lee County: 1 female 50s
  • Macoupin County: 1 female 60s
  • Madison County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+
  • Marion County: 1 female 90s
  • Mason County: 1 female 80s
  • Massac County: 1 female 80s
  • McDonough County: 1 male 40s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 80s
  • Mercer County: 1 female 80s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 90s
  • Montgomery County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Morgan County: 1 female 80s
  • Moultrie County: 1 female 80s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Pope County: 1 male 80s
  • Randolph County: 1 female 80s
  • Rock Island County: 3 females 70s
  • Saline County: 1 male 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Stephenson County: 1 female 60s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s
  • Wayne County: 1 male 80s
  • Whiteside County: 1 male 60s
  • Will County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Williamson County: 1 male 40s
  • Winnebago County 1 male 40s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s

FORD COUNTY: 40th fatality, 15 new cases

A woman in her 80s became the 40th Ford County resident to lose their life to COVID-19, local health officials reported Tuesday.

The death "was associated with an outbreak at Heritage Health in Gibson City," the Ford County Public Health Department said in Tuesday's online update.

The department also reported 15 new cases, bringing Ford County's total to 1,356.

Of those, 801 are classified as confirmed and 555 are considered probable.


UI positivity

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS: Seven-day rate down to 0.4%

Thirteen new cases emerged from 5,716 new tests Monday on campus, a rate of 0.2 percent, according to UI data updated Tuesday.

The seven-day positivity rate dropped from 0.5 to 0.4 percent.

Here’s a daily breakdown of tests and unique cases since students began reporting to campus in mid-August, according to the UI’s COVID-19 dashboard:

  • Monday, Jan. 11: 5,716 new tests, 13 new cases
  • Sunday, Jan. 10: 2,410 new tests, 8 new cases
  • Saturday, Jan. 9: 1,927 new tests, 4 new cases
  • Friday, Jan. 8: 3,683 new tests, 15 new cases
  • Thursday, Jan. 7: 3,894 new tests, 15 new cases
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6: 3,293 new tests, 12 new cases
  • Tuesday, Jan. 5: 3,146 new tests, 26 new cases
  • Monday, Jan. 4: 5,364 new tests, 33 new cases
  • Sunday, Jan. 3: 2,636 new tests, 18 new cases
  • Saturday, Jan. 2: 3,424 new tests, 23 new cases
  • Friday, Jan. 1: No testing for holiday
  • Thursday, Dec. 31: No testing for holiday
  • Wednesday, Dec. 30: 3,260 new tests, 15 new cases
  • Tuesday, Dec. 29: 2,107 new tests, 17 new cases
  • Monday, Dec. 28: 2,295 new tests, 20 new cases
  • Sunday, Dec. 27: 1,697 new tests, 10 new cases
  • Saturday, Dec. 26: 1,536 new tests, 15 new cases
  • Friday, Dec. 25: No testing for holiday
  • Thursday, Dec. 24: No testing for holiday
  • Wednesday, Dec. 23: 4,872 new tests, 8 new cases
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22: 3,415 new tests, 9 new cases
  • Monday, Dec. 21: 4,807 new tests, 14 new cases
  • Sunday, Dec. 20: 2,125 new tests, four new cases
  • Saturday, Dec. 19: 2,464 new tests, eight new cases
  • Friday, Dec. 18: 5,789 new tests, six new cases
  • Thursday, Dec. 17: 5,778 new tests, 11 new cases
  • Wednesday, Dec. 16: 5,692 new tests, 14 new cases
  • Tuesday, Dec. 15: 5,220 new tests, 13 new cases
  • Monday, Dec. 14: 7,660 new tests, 12 new cases
  • Sunday, Dec. 13: 3,690 new tests, 11 new cases
  • Saturday, Dec. 12: 2,919 new tests, 5 new cases
  • Friday, Dec. 12: 6,366 new tests, 10 new cases
  • Thursday, Nov. 10: 6,274 new tests, 12 new cases
  • Wednesday, Dec. 9: 7,148 new tests, 22 new cases
  • Tuesday, Dec. 8: 5,847 new tests, 27 new cases
  • Monday, Dec. 7: 8,618 new tests, 34 new cases
  • Sunday, Dec. 6: 4,134 new tests, 25 new cases
  • Saturday, Dec. 5: 3,304 new tests, 20 new cases
  • Friday, Dec. 4: 7,032 new tests, 25 new cases
  • Thursday, Dec. 3: 6,683 new tests, 23 new cases
  • Wednesday, Dec. 2: 7,542 new tests, 32 new cases
  • Tuesday, Dec. 1: 5,795 new tests, 26 new cases
  • Monday, Nov. 30: 9,341 new tests, 71 new cases
  • Sunday, Nov. 29: 4,121 new tests, 21 new cases
  • Saturday, Nov. 28: 3,717 new tests, 33 new cases
  • Friday, Nov. 27: No testing for holiday
  • Thursday, Nov. 26: No testing for holiday
  • Wednesday, Nov. 25: 5,836 new tests, 14 new cases
  • Tuesday, Nov. 24: 4,536 new tests, 13 new cases
  • Monday, Nov. 23: 5,607 new tests, 26 new cases
  • Sunday, Nov. 22: 3,291 new tests, 19 new cases
  • Saturday, Nov. 21: 3,601 new tests, 12 new cases
  • Friday, Nov. 20: 11,278 new tests, 34 new cases
  • Thursday, Nov. 19: 10,424 new tests, 26 new cases
  • Wednesday, Nov. 18: 10,462 new tests, 34 new cases
  • Tuesday, Nov. 17: 10,255 new tests, 40 new cases
  • Monday, Nov. 16: 13,545 new tests, 51 new cases
  • Sunday, Nov. 15: 6,280 new tests, 21 new cases
  • Saturday, Nov. 14: 4,639 new tests, 12 new cases
  • Friday, Nov. 13: 11,351 new tests, 32 new cases
  • Thursday, Nov. 12: 9,715 new tests, 34 new cases
  • Wednesday, Nov. 11: 11,071 new tests, 50 new cases
  • Tuesday, Nov. 10: 10,324 new tests, 57 new cases
  • Monday, Nov. 9: 11,800 new tests, 76 new cases
  • Sunday, Nov. 8: 5,339 new tests, 29 new cases
  • Saturday, Nov. 7: 4,016 new tests, 21 new cases
  • Friday, Nov. 6: 10,429 new tests, 48 new cases
  • Thursday, Nov. 5: 8,895 new tests, 60 new cases
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4: 11,537 new tests, 80 new cases
  • Tuesday, Nov. 3: 5,941 new tests, 40 new cases
  • Monday, Nov. 2: 11,956 new tests, 82 new cases
  • Sunday, Nov. 1 4,823 new tests, 17 new cases
  • Saturday, Oct. 31: 3,522 new tests, 9 new cases
  • Friday, Oct. 30: 10,787 new tests, 39 new cases
  • Thursday, Oct. 29: 8,980 new tests, 27 new cases
  • Wednesday, Oct. 28: 9,579 new tests, 34 new cases
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27: 10,294 new tests, 36 new cases
  • Monday, Oct. 26: 11,112 new tests, 74 new cases
  • Sunday, Oct. 25: 4,935 new tests, 23 new cases
  • Saturday, Oct. 24: 3,870 new tests, 15 new cases
  • Friday, Oct. 23: 9,284 new tests, 22 new cases
  • Thursday, Oct. 22: 8,581 new tests, 23 new cases
  • Wednesday, Oct. 21: 9,639 new tests, 20 new cases
  • Tuesday, Oct. 20: 9,964 new cases, 18 new cases
  • Monday, Oct. 19: 10,611 new tests, 18 new cases
  • Sunday, Oct. 18: 4,320 new tests, 6 new tests
  • Saturday, Oct. 17: 3,666 new tests, 2 new cases
  • Friday, Oct. 16: 9,700 new tests, 9 new cases
  • Thursday, Oct. 15: 7,777 new tests, 9 new cases
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14: 9,322 new tests, 11 new cases
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13: 10,057 new tests, 14 new cases
  • Monday, Oct. 12: 9,573 new tests, 23 new cases
  • Sunday, Oct. 11: 4,358 new tests, 8 new cases
  • Saturday, Oct. 10: 3,574 new tests, 11 new cases
  • Friday, Oct. 9: 9,867 new tests, 10 new cases
  • Thursday, Oct. 8: 7,953 new tests, 14 new cases
  • Wednesday, Oct. 7: 9,780 new tests, 21 new cases
  • Tuesday, Oct. 6: 10,369 new tests, 25 new cases
  • Monday, Oct. 5: 11,142 new tests, 48 new cases
  • Sunday, Oct. 4: 4,374 new tests, 7 new cases
  • Saturday, Oct. 3: 3,851 new tests, 9 new cases
  • Friday, Oct. 2: 10,765 new tests, 18 new cases
  • Thursday, Oct. 1: 7,577 new tests, 27 new cases
  • Wednesday, Sept. 30: 10,354 new tests, 32 new cases
  • Tuesday, Sept. 29: 10,637 new tests, 36 new cases
  • Monday, Sept. 28: 10,736 new tests, 36 new cases
  • Sunday, Sept. 27: 4,408 new tests, 28 new cases
  • Saturday, Sept. 26: 3,892 new tests, 17 new cases
  • Friday, Sept. 25: 11,090 new tests, 41 new cases
  • Thursday, Sept. 24: 9,086 new tests, 27 new cases
  • Wednesday, Sept. 23: 9,671 new tests, 28 new cases
  • Tuesday. Sept. 22: 11,030 new tests, 62 new cases
  • Monday, Sept. 21: 10,474 new tests, 42 new cases
  • Sunday, Sept. 20: 4,383 new tests, 11 new cases
  • Saturday, Sept. 19: 4,133 new tests, 13 new cases
  • Friday, Sept. 18: 10,564 new tests, 27 new cases
  • Thursday, Sept. 17: 7,802 new tests, 18 new cases
  • Wednesday, Sept. 16: 9,965 new tests, 24 new cases
  • Tuesday, Sept. 15: 11,232 new tests, 45 new cases
  • Monday, Sept. 14: 10,214 new tests, 40 new cases
  • Sunday, Sept. 13: 4,568 new tests, 17 new cases
  • Saturday, Sept. 12: 4,009 new tests, 10 new cases
  • Friday, Sept. 11: 11,253 new tests. 35 news cases
  • Thursday, Sept. 10: 6,626 new tests, 34 new cases
  • Wednesday, Sept. 9: 11,993 new tests, 47 new cases
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8: 11,621 new tests, 81 new cases
  • Monday, Sept. 7: 6,299 new tests, 69 new cases
  • Sunday, Sept. 6: 2,987 new tests, 37 new cases
  • Saturday, Sept. 5: 2,609 new tests, 37 new cases
  • Friday, Sept. 4: 14,204 new tests, 104 new cases
  • Thursday, Sept. 3: 14,841 new tests, 88 new cases
  • Wednesday, Sept. 2: 7,089 new tests, 120 new cases
  • Tuesday, Sept. 1: 14,367 new tests, 199 new cases
  • Monday, Aug. 31: 17,227 new tests, 230 new cases
  • Sunday, Aug. 30: 3,640 new tests, 104 new cases
  • Saturday, Aug. 29: 2,895 new tests, 50 new cases
  • Friday, Aug. 28: 15,030 new tests, 65 new cases
  • Thursday, Aug. 27: 15,123 new tests, 60 new cases
  • Wednesday, Aug. 26: 6,812 new tests, 54 new cases
  • Tuesday, Aug. 25: 15,850 new tests, 89 new cases
  • Monday, Aug. 24: 17,656 new tests, 79 new cases
  • Sunday, Aug. 23: 4,474 new tests, 53 new cases
  • Saturday, Aug. 22: 3,326 new tests, 43 new cases
  • Friday, Aug. 21: 10,877 new tests, 54 new cases
  • Thursday, Aug. 20: 10,742 new tests, 52 new cases
  • Wednesday, Aug. 19: 6,300 new tests, 29 new cases
  • Tuesday, Aug. 18: 6,162 new tests, 20 new cases
  • Monday, Aug. 17: 9,064 new tests, 24 new cases
  • Sunday, Aug. 16 2,453 new tests, 7 new cases

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