(Rock Island County, IL) -- The Rock Island Health Department says incorrect COVID-19 cases were reported earlier this week.
The Health Department announced 17 new cases on Friday, and said while Friday's case numbers were correct, numbers reported on Wednesday and Thursday were incorrect. “We had taken off two cases on Tuesday after we discovered the patients actually are residents of other counties,” officials said. “Tuesday’s total was correct. However, we reported the non-adjusted total on Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s total should be 13,148 and Thursday’s should be 13,162.”
As of Friday, the county’s total cases are 13,179. There are currently 13 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 in Rock Island County. The number of deaths from the virus stands at 306.