More Than 25,000 Tri-County Residents Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 | WGLT

More Than 25,000 Tri-County Residents Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Feb 23, 2021

More than 25,000 residents of Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford counties are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

The region continues to vaccinate the 1A and 1B populations, with nearly 92,300 people vaccinated with at least one dose.

Statewide, more than 2.2 million vaccines have been administered. More than 590,000 people are fully vaccinated. That's about 4.6% of the state's population.

The Tri-County region is reporting just 61 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and no new deaths. That brings the Peoria area to 339,99 cases. The death toll remains at 553.

There are currently 31 people hospitalized for COVID in Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties, including seven people in the ICU.

The area now reports a 97 percent recovery rate. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,675 new COVID-19 cases statewide in the past day, and 27 additional deaths.

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