COVID-19 Update: 65 New Cases and 2 Deaths

by Todd Wineburner

The latest figures from the Livingston County Health Department show 63 new COVID-19 infections in Livingston County, 2 cases among inmates at the Pontiac Correctional Center, and 2 deaths that are attributed to the disease.

These figures cover the period from February 18th through the 22nd, and they leave the active case total in the county at 64. 76 people have died as a result of the disease and its complications.

More information on the disease and its progress in Livingston County is available at LCHD.US. That’s the health department website and it can also be used to schedule COVID-19 testing at OSF St. James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center. Health department representatives expect to have more information about vaccinations available later this week. The current schedule for vaccination clinics and the description of eligibility is available at the website as well.