PEORIA -- Another resident of University Rehab Center in Peoria, a woman in her 80s, has died of COVID-19.
A total of 12 University Rehab Center residents have died of COVID-19. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s website, which is updated weekly on Friday afternoons, University Rehab Center has 52 confirmed cases of COVID-19. They are one of nine long-term care facilities in the Tri-County area dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks.
Six more cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the Tri-County area in the past 24 hours, five in Peoria County for a to-date total of 429, one in Tazewell County for a total of 113, and none in Woodford County, where 33 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since the start of the pandemic.
There are currently three intensive care unit beds and 14 non-ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients at area hospitals.