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The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department is reporting one new case of coronavirus Sunday.


The Department reports 42 total tests administered in DeWitt County with 38 negative results, two pending and the one positive from Thursday.


In Piatt County, 43 tests have been administered resulting in 41 negatives, none pending and two positive results from. The second case is a 37-year-old female who was symptomatic and tested positive on April 2 at a drive-thru testing event held in Champaign. She is quarantined in her household with her family. A 74-year-old male also tested positive in Piatt County but is considered a Michigan case since he is a Michigan resident. He is currently hospitalized locally and contact tracing will be conducted to ensure that local contacts remain quarantined for 14 days according to IDPH Guidelines.


Two of the three cases reported by the DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department are recovered and are being monitored.


Meanwhile, the Logan County Health Department has tested 74 individuals with 65 negative tests returned, eight pending and the single case from Thursday.


The Illinois Department of Public Health Sunday announced 899 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths.

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