As of Thursday evening, Benton County COVID cases have skyrocketed to a whopping 840 cases. According to the State COVID website, there are 38 cases at the VInton Lutheran Home and 4 cases in Keystone Nursing Care. Benton County has had 6 deaths to date.
If you think that you might be sick, stay home, but contact your health care provider as soon as possible to begin treatment, this is not a wait and see type illness.
In Region 6 which Benton County is part of as well as, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Howard, Jones, Linn, and Winneshiek there are:
849 beds available
43 in the ICU
116 ICU beds available
51 admitted in the last 24 hours
12 on ventilators
161 ventilators available