Area COVID-19 Dashboard for January 5, 2022

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District announced four deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two males and two females, all over the age of 40, are the latest victims. Two of the deceased were from Urbana, one from Mahomet and one from St. Joseph.

There are now 5,737 individuals required to isolate under the CDC's current guidance that began on December 26. ** Under the previous 10-day rule, there would be 6,935 residents required to stay at home.

Active Champaign County Cases:


Net change in the county: 602

**Total that should be insolated: 6,935

Current local cases 1/5/22
Number in parenthesis indicates new cases since 1/4/22

Ogden • 40 (5)
Royal • 4 (1)
St. Joseph • 178 (48)
Urbana • 2,040 (323)
Sidney • 43 (4)
Philo • 57 (15)
Tolono • 145 (12)
Sadorus • 13 (3)
Pesotum • 22 (6)

Total Active Local Cases:


Net change in local cases: 286

Total Local Confirmed Cases: 16,088

New cases: 417

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.

** "Total that should be insolated" is our best estimate of the number of people who would be in isolation under the CDC's 10-day isolation requirement in place prior to December 26. Current CDC policy states that anyone testing positive is required to isolate for just five days.

** Publisher's Note / January 6: After careful consideration of the data used to determine these figures appear to be inaccurate. The Sentinel is modifying the methodology used to determine the number of individuals that would be in isolation under the CDC guidelines prior to December 27, 2021.