Area Covid-19 Dashboard for January 26, 2022

Active Cases:
(Champaign County)
1,694
Total Area Cases:
(Sentinel Area)
676
New Cases:
(Sentinel Area)
250



Current local cases as of 1/26/22
Number in parenthesis indicates new cases since 1/25/22

Ogden • 12 (3)
Royal • 0 (0)
St. Joseph • 42 (11)
Urbana • 517 (195)
Sidney • 14 (5)
Philo • 21 (13)
Tolono • 53 (19)
Sadorus • 5 (1)
Pesotum • 12 (3)


Net change in local cases: 261



Total Local Confirmed Cases: 20,848


Brief Notes:

  • The CUPHD reported two additional deaths for Covid-19 today bringing the total number to 29 for the month of January. There have been seven deaths this week linked to the virus.
  • The Illinois Education Association, the Illinois Federation of Teachers reached a compromise with the state to retain teachers by extending benefits to teachers who need to be off work to recover from a Covid-19 infection or to take care of family members.
  • Omicrom BA.2 has about 20 mutation in the spike protein. Referred to as the "Stealth Omicron" it has been indentified in both Europe and Asia.

  • The information on this page is compiled from the latest figures provide by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and the Illinois Department of Public Health 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.

    Effective 1/16/22, the CUPHD dashboard updated their reporting parameters to reflect the reduction from a 10-day isolation period to 5 days per the CDC guidance issued last month. Under the previous 10-day policy and based on the data released today, there should be approximately 5,363 residents in isolation.


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