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A 19-year old DeWitt County healthcare worker is the second coronavirus case in DeWitt County. Additionally, three more cases have been reported in Logan County. 

 

The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department announced the second case in the County Tuesday afternoon, nearly a month removed from the first case. 

 

Executive Director Dave Remmert points out, four of the eight cases reported in the two counties have been healthcare workers. The seven other individuals that tested positive have recovered. 

 

Six more tests are pending in DeWitt County.

 

The Logan County Health Department is reporting three new cases. One of the confirmed cases is a Mason County case that is being housed at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. The other two cases include a female in her 40s and another female in her 50s.

 

One test is pending in Logan County. 

 

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,219 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 144 additional deaths.

 

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 48,102 cases, including 2,125 deaths, in 96 counties in Illinois. 

 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have processed 14,561 specimens for a total of 242,189.  

 

90-percent of the state's case total is in the Chicago area. 

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