COVID-19 Variant information | Decatur, IL | Macon County

The Delta variant has hit ground in Macon County with 5 new confirmed Delta cases from July 27th - July 30th

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Last updated August 7th, 2021 by Reed Sutman See all COVID information

NOTE: Totals are since April 1, 2021. Not all COVID tests are sequenced for variant strains, so actual variant counts are likely higher according to MCHD

August 13th Variants

August 13th Report from MCHD Facebook

Not all positive tests are sequenced for variant strains. I don't know what portion are sequenced, as MCHD does not specify in their release.

New: In this update, the AY.3 (B.1.617.2.3) variant was included in the total Delta variant count. So it looks like there were 3 new Delta cases identified, but it's actually 2 new delta cases.

  • +2 Delta

Totals:

  • 143 cases of B.1.1.7 (UK variant)
  • 84 cases of P.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 19 cases of B.1.617.2/ B.1.617.2.3 (Delta variant)
  • 6 cases of B.1.429 (California variant)
  • 4 cases of B.1.351 (South Africa variant)
  • 3 cases of P.1.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 1 case of B.1.427 (California variant)

August 6th Variants

August 6th Report from MCHD news releases New:

  • +6 Delta
  • +1 AY.3 (B.1.617.2.3)

Totals:

  • 143 cases of B.1.1.7 (UK variant)
  • 84 cases of P.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 16 cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta variant)
  • 6 cases of B.1.429 (California variant)
  • 4 cases of B.1.351 (South Africa variant)
  • 3 cases of P.1.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 1 case of B.1.427 (California variant)
  • 1 case of B.1.617.2.3 (AY.3)

July 30th, Variants

The County Health Department reports

New since July 27th Report:

  • +5 Delta (B.1.617.2)

Totals:

  • 143 cases of B.1.1.7 (UK variant)
  • 84 cases of P.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 10 cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta variant)
  • 6 cases of B.1.429 (California variant)
  • 4 cases of B.1.351 (South Africa variant)
  • 3 cases of P.1.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 1 case of B.1.427 (California variant)

July 27th, Covid Variants

The county health department report details the variant strains of COVID here locally: New since July 9th report:

  • +2 UK (B.1.1.7)
  • +4 Delta (B.1.617.2)
  • +3 Brazil/Gamma (P.1.1)

Totals:

  • 143 cases of B.1.1.7 (UK variant) (2 new)
  • 84 cases of P.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant)
  • 6 cases of B.1.429 (California variant)
  • 5 cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta variant) (4 new)
  • 4 cases of B.1.351 (South Africa variant)
  • 3 cases of P.1.1 (Brazil/Gamma variant) (3 new)
  • 1 case of B.1.427 (California variant)

July 9th, Covid Variants

I believe this is the first Variant release MCHD did.

The county health department report details the strains of COVID here locally:

  • 141 cases of B.1.1.7 (UK variant)
  • 84 cases of P.1 (Brazil variant)
  • 6 cases of B.1.429 (California variant)
  • 4 cases of B.1.351 (South Africa variant)
  • 1 case of B.1.427 (California variant)
  • 1 case of B.1.617.2 (Delta variant)