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The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department is reporting the DeWitt County case first reported yesterday is in an 84-year old female who lives by herself at home.  

 

The individual has mild symptoms currently and is being monitored daily along with 3 close contacts by the agency.  These individuals will be monitored for 14 days from their last contact with the case.

 

Eight tests are pending in the two-county area. 658 specimens have been turned over for inspection.

 

Logan County is also reporting a new case of coronavirus with no tests currently pending. There are three active cases and five individuals have recovered. 490 tests have been conducted for Logan County residents. 

 

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,677 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 192 additional deaths.

 

IDPH is reporting a total of 84,698 cases, including 3,792 deaths, in 99 counties in Illinois. 

 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 17,668 specimens for a total of 489,359.  The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate is 17%

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