Area COVID-19 Dashboard for December 19, 2021

For the third consecutive day, there are over 2,000 active COVID-19 cases in Champaign County. Of the 2,029 county residents currently under quarantine, 839 live in The Sentinel area.

What may be even more concerning is that the number of individuals quarantined due to "close contact" with an infected person doubled overnight to 2,208.

11.5% of those placed under quarantine due to contact/exposure to the Coronavirus have later tested positive, according to the most recent Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department figures. If the infectious pattern holds to form, an additional 255 individuals will likely test positive over the next three-day window.

Active Champaign County Cases:


Net change in the county: -23

Current local cases 12/19/21
Number in parenthesis indicates change over previous report on 12/18/21

Ogden • 27 (2)
Royal • 5 (0)
St. Joseph • 84 (8)
Urbana • 555 (51)
Sidney • 40 (5)
Philo • 20 (2)
Tolono • 84 (8)
Sadorus • 12 (1)
Pesotum • 12 (1)

Total Active Local Cases:


Net change in local cases: -18

Total Local Confirmed Cases: 12,743

New cases: 78

The information on this page is compiled from the latest figures provide by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District at the time of publishing. Active cases are the number of confirmed cases reported currently in isolation. Local is defined as cases within the nine communities The Sentinel covers.