COVID-19: Vaccination Rate and Latest Numbers

Pockets of exposure to the COVID-19 virus at family gatherings or events are causing the number of COVID-19 cases in the local area to rise.  The Livingston County Health Center is urging residents to be vaccinated to help reduce the spread of the disease.  As of Wednesday, 26.5% of the county residents have been fully vaccinated.  32.1% have received the first dose of the vaccine.  The goal is to reach 50 – 80% Vaccinated.  To help reach the goal, they have walk-in vaccinations available for those 18 and older.  Call 646-5506 for more information.

The latest numbers of the county include 23 active cases, 1,779 total cases and 54 deaths.  Officials report the recent increase in the number of deaths includes one person that recently died and two others that were added after confirmation of earlier causes of death.

In the Surrounding Counties

County……. Cases… Deaths

Caldwell……. 895           14

Carroll…….. 1047           32

Chariton……. 857           18

Daviess…….. 702           14

Grundy……. 1070           40

Linn………… 1225           23

Sullivan…….. 883           15

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