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A 71-year old man in Piatt County has tested positive for the coronavirus. 


The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department indicates the individual is not showing signs or symptoms and plans to request a re-test with his primary care provider. He and his household contacts will be monitored by the Health Department. 


The female in DeWitt County that tested positive was declared recovered over the holiday weekend, bringing DeWitt County's recovered total to four. There is one test pending in DeWitt County.


Piatt County now has five positive cases and six have recovered. 


Logan County still has one active case with nine recovered. There are no tests currently pending. 


The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,178 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 39 additional deaths. Today's 1,178 new cases are the lowest number since April 20. 


Additionally, Memorial Day Monday's 31 fatalities were the state's lowest since April 19. 


Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 21,643 specimens for a total of 769,564.  The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate, May 16 – May 22 is 12%.

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