Lee County COVID-19 Update: April 7, 2021


LEE COUNTY — Between March 30-April 5, the Lee County Health Department has reported a total of 87 new cases have been reported, with one case from the Dixon Correctional Center. Here are the ages that were reported: 6 under the age of 12, 2 in his or her teens,13 in his or her 20s, 18in his or her 30s, 9 in his or her 40s, 16 in his or her 50s, 13 in his or her 60s, 5 in his or her 70s, and 4 in his or her 80s. 

This brings the total number of cases to 3,511 as of April 6. They also reported as of April 6, 12 residents have been hospitalized and 66 residents have died.  The latest death is a female resident in her 70s.

The Lee County Health Department’s website has a COVID-19 section, including information for people who have tested positive. This provides guidance as you wait to hear from one of the health department’s contact tracers. 

There is sometimes a delay between residents receiving their positive results and the report getting to the health department; additionally, they are experiencing a surge in cases and likely have a good number of people already on their list to be contacted in the order received. See www.LCHD.com/Covid19 for more.


As of April 2, according to IDPH 15,267 does of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Lee County, and a total of 5,782 people in Lee County have received both does of the vaccine.