Macon County Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

April 22, 2021

April 21, 2021

Macon County residents continue to be vaccinated and all adults ages 16 and up are eligible to receive the vaccine. To date per DHSS dashboard, 6,821 vaccines have been given to residents: 3,789 initial doses and 3,142 completed 2-dose series. Currently, 25.1% of the population have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 20.8% of the population has completed their 2-dose series. Macon County Health Department and Samaritan Hospital continue to partner to provide vaccination clinics to help vaccinate the residents of Macon County.

Over the week of April 14-20, 2021, there were four new cases of COVID-19 in Macon County. The Macon County Health Department continues to encourage mitigation techniques to prevent the community transmission of COVID-19 through social distancing and wearing mask especially if you have not received a vaccine.

The following reflects COVID-19 in Macon County as of the end of the day on April 20, 2021 -

7 active cases

0 hospitalized

15 deaths

1,594 total positive cases since March 2020
As of the end of the day on April 20, 2021 has a case rate of 20.0 per 100,000 and a positivity rate of 4.2%.