Knox no longer at ‘warning level’ but positive cases still surging

Knox County is no longer at a warning level for COVID-19 spread according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Meanwhile, another 47 cases were added to the total of positive cases on Friday.

Knox just barely missed a warning status; the county had a positivity rate that was just below the 8 percent threshold.

Also, the 251 per 100,000 residents rate for testing positivity in the week is five times the threshold.

Warren County still remains at a warning level.

Warren’s positivity rate is just above 11 percent, and their positives per 100,000 is just below five times the threshold.

Overall 34 Illinois counties are at the warning level.