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No new coronavirus cases are being reported in DeWitt County as results from staff and patients at Liberty Village in Clinton continue to trickle in.

 

The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department reports there are 22 tests pending for DeWitt County with two active cases still. Officials estimate around a dozen results came back negative today from the 27 tests at Liberty Village.

 

256 total tests have been conducted among DeWitt County residents, 231 have returned negative results, there are still 22 pending. In Piatt, testing is at 226 with 218 negatives and two awaiting results. 

 

Seven total individuals have recovered in the two-county area.

 

In Logan County, the Health Department reports 363 tests administered to residents, three are awaiting results and there are three active cases.

 

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,341 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 46 additional deaths. 46 fatalities is a new 16-day low in deaths from coronavirus, dating back to April 19.

 

In total, there are 63,840 cases, including 2,662 deaths, in 97 counties in Illinois. 90-percent of cases are in Chicago. 

 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have processed 13,834 specimens for a total of 333,147.  

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