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Weekend recap: COVID-19 positivity rate on verge of falling below 2 percent in Region 1

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WREX) — The seven-day rolling positivity rate for the coronavirus continues to drop in Region 1.

The region's rolling positivity rate fell to 2.1% in the region over the weekend, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health's latest data.

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This is the lowest the region's positivity rate has been since IDPH began tracking the data last summer.

Here's a look at each county's positivity rate as of Monday morning:

  • Boone County: 2.5%
  • Carroll County: 4.3%
  • DeKalb County: 2.2%
  • Jo Daviess County: 3.4%
  • Lee County: 0.5%
  • Ogle County: 3.2%
  • Stephenson County: 3.1%
  • Whiteside County: 3.1%
  • Winnebago County: 2.1%

As of Monday morning, there's been 103,173 doses of the coronavirus administered in Region 1 so far.

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The state has administered 2,705,934 doses of the vaccine as of Monday morning, according to IDPH.

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  • Click here for the latest information from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
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Andy Carrigan is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager at WREX. He joined the 13 WREX team as a photographer in 2016 after graduating from Northern Illinois University.

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