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The Logan County Health Department is reporting the latest individual to test positive for the coronavirus has recovered, bringing the County's recovery rate to 100-percent.

 

Last week, a female in her 50s in Logan County tested positive and today (Thursday) the Health Department confirms her recovery. 219 tests have been administered in total and one test is awaiting the results. 

 

No new coronavirus cases were reported in DeWitt and Piatt Counties. The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department indicates testing ramped up to 160 total tests administered with six pending between the two-county area.

 

The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced 1,826 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 123 additional deaths.

 

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 36,934 cases, including 1,688 deaths, in 96 counties in Illinois.

 

91-percent of cases are in the Chicago area with 16,738. Additionally, 91-percent of the state's fatalities from coronavirus is in Chicago, with 1,544 of the 1,688 deaths.

 

173,316 tests have been administered. 

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