Winnebago County hits 8% COVID-19 positivy rate in seven-day rolling testing average

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Winnebago County Health Department announced Friday that the county has hit a 8% coronavirus testing positivity rate.

Region 1, of which Winnebago County is a part of, has a 7.6% overall rolling positivity rate for the past 7 days, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The IDPH has said when a region hits the 8% threshold, further mitigation efforts will be required, including closing indoor dining and bar service, limiting gatherings to less than 25, and other restrictions.

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