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The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department is reporting two new cases of coronavirus.


The first is a 47-year-old male.  He has no current symptoms with limited contacts.  Monitoring is ongoing and we are working with his contacts currently.


In the second case, the health department is still waiting for more details.  Information will be provided on this individual over the weekend.


Piatt County currently has four individuals with coronavirus with DeWitt County at one.


One test is pending in each of the two counties and a total of 916 samples have been reported. 

Logan County has one active case of coronavirus, nine individuals have recovered and 859 samples have been reported. 


The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,758 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 110 additional deaths.


Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 105,444 cases, including 4,715 deaths, in 100 counties in Illinois. Just short of 90-percent of cases are in the Chicagoland area. 


Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 25,113 specimens for a total of 697,133.  


The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate, May 13-19, 2020 is 13%.

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