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QC COVID-19 Coalition, May 21 is joined by a member of the QC Chamber

Community leaders discuss the impact of coronavirus on the QC community.
Credit: WQAD

QC COVID-19 coalition gives briefing on community’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted by WQAD on Thursday, May 21, 2020

A group of community leaders are discussing the impact of COVID-19 on the Quad Cities community.

Rock Island County:

  • 4 new cases for a total of 652
  • 1 additional death making for a total of 25 in the county. The patient was in her 80s and was isolating at home. 

Scott County:

  • 322 positive cases total for the county, which is an increase of 10 from yesterday
  • The number of deaths remains at 8

Restore Illinois

Janet Hill, the CEO of the Rock Island County Health Department said that Illinois is on target to move into Phase 3 of the governor's Restore Illinois plan; that would be on May 29.

In Phase 3, bars and restaurants can reopen at limited capacity, gyms can do one-on-one training or outdoor classes at limited capacity. Salons, barbers, tattoo shops and retail stores can reopen at limited capacity.   State parks can reopen with more amenities. Indoor and outdoor tennis facilities can reopen, and four people will be allowed to play golf together at a time and golf carts will be permitted with restrictions. Boating or camping with a maximum of 10 people will be permitted.