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DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department Announces Four New Coronavirus Cases

The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department earlier this week announced four new cases of the coronavirus in DeWitt County. 


Three share a household and live in Farmer City. They include a 44-year-old female and her two sons. Contact tracing is at a stand-still due to a lack of cooperation.


The 4th new case is a 47-year-old male living in Clinton. Contact tracing is still being established.

That is no more information available at this time. 


The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced 1,018 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 20 additional confirmed deaths.


DPH is reporting a total of 150,450 cases, including 7,119 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.


Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 36,180 specimens.  


The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total test from July 2 –July 8 is 2.6%.  


As of last night (Wednesday night), 1,507 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 317 patients were in the ICU and 153 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

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