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Hancock County COVID-19 - INFORMATION

Hancock County COVID-19 - INFORMATION

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Hancock County COVID-19 numbers
Monday, September 13, 2021 (5:20 PM)

2483 Confirmed Cases of COVID of Residents 
2343 Recovered
105 Active Cases
35 Deaths



Hancock County Reports 92 COVID-19 Cases August 29-September 4, 2021

The Hancock County Health Department and Memorial Hospital report ninety-two (92) laboratory-confirmed positive COVID-19 cases for the week of August 29-September 4, 2021.  Cases include four males in their 70’s, seven males in their 60’s, four males in their 50’s, five males in their 40’s, five males in their 30’s, three males in their 20’s, four males in their teens, three male in his pre-teens and seven males 10 and under.  In addition, female cases include three females in their 80’s, one female in her 70's, six females in their 60’s, five females in their 50’s, five females in their 40’s, six  females in their 30’s, four females in their 20’s, six females in their teens, two females in their pre-teens and twelve females 10 and under.   


There have been a total of two-thousand-three-hundred-sixty-seven (2367) COVID-19 cases in Hancock County; two-thousand-two-hundred-forty-one (2241) people have recovered, ninety-one (91) people are currently isolated, and thirty-five (35) have passed.  


NOTE: COVID-19 data can vary from one site to another, due to various factors, such as, further investigation of cases that result in transferring cases to other counties or states,  the time in which the LHD receives results of patients who test outside of the county, and when tests are administered and results are received.


If a person is having symptoms of COVID or has been exposed to someone who has COVID, it may be necessary to get tested.  In Hancock County, anyone who is having symptoms of COVID can contact 217-357-0617 to schedule an appointment.  Insurance companies may cover the fees associated with the test and office visit.  A person may obtain that information when calling the number to make an appointment.  Walk-ins for COVID testing will not be accepted, an appointment is required.  


COVID Vaccinations are still available in our county.  To schedule either a Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, or Pfizer Vaccine you can contact any of the Memorial Medical Clinics in the county or sign up on the Memorial Hospital website at mhtlc.org.  The Hancock County Health Department is also still offering the Moderna vaccine and an appointment can be scheduled by calling 217-604-3092.


There are many factors that can help reduce the spread of illness.  For the safety of yourself and others, it is important to social distance, wear masks, hand wash and use proper respiratory etiquette, stay home when you are sick, clean and disinfect, follow isolation and quarantine guidance and get vaccinated.   





If you have signs or symptoms call our   COVID-19 HOTLINE 217-357-0617

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What is novel coronavirus?

A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold.

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