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Tuesday saw another big spike in coronavirus cases and experienced one its deadliest days since testing for the coronavirus began.

 

26 new deaths were reported along with 937 new cases in Illinois. 

 

DeWitt and Piatt Counties continue to see zero cases reported despite continued testing. The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department reports 17 negative tests out of 21 administered, leaving four pending. In Piatt County, 21 tests have come back negative with four pending. 

 

In Logan County, 35 tests have been administered and 29 have come back negative. They have six tests pending. 

 

The State of Illinois now has 5,994 cases with 99 total fatalities and now 35,225 tests have been administered.

 

95-percent of cases are in the Chicago area. 5,683 of the 5,994.

 

Roughly one in six people that get tested for coronavirus tests positive. 

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