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Tri-County area sees two additional COVID-19 deaths Thursday

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(HOI) -- Health officials in the Tri-County area are reporting two additional death from COVID-19 Thursday.

Both deaths were those who resided in Woodford County -- a woman in her 90s with co-morbidities and a resident of Heritage Health in El Paso and a woman in her 60s with co-morbidities not associated with a long-term care facility.

This brings the number of deaths in Woodford County up to 11.

Deaths in Peoria County remain at 52 while deaths in Tazewell County remain at 44 -- giving the Tri-County area a total of 107.

The Tri-County area also saw 109 new cases since Wednesday-- for an area total of 6,882.

Peoria County saw 35 of those new cases for a total of 4,076.

Tazewell County also saw 33 new cases for a total of 2,260.

Woodford County saw 41 new cases for a total of 546.

Tri-County-area recoveries are at 85.3 percent, while those isolating at home raise to 12.4 percent and hospitalizations remain at .6 percent.

There are 20 confirmed cases currently in the intensive care unit along with four persons under investigation, while 45 persons under investigation and confirmed cases are not in the ICU.

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