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The Logan County Correctional Center is reporting 11 staff members testing positive for the coronavirus with ten inmates testing positive.


The Illinois Department of Corrections website indicates nine staffers have recovered and one inmate is recovered for a total of 31 cases.


Lincoln Correction Center has four cases with one recovered. 


In Logan County, the Health Department is reporting 20 active cases. In total, they are reporting 89 total cases. Logan County is reporting a 1.5-percent positivity rate with 5,840 total tests administered.


The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department reports 31 cases for DeWitt County and 46 cases in Piatt County. 


The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,471 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths.


Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 42,598 specimens.  


The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total test from July 28 – August 3 is 3.9%.  


As of last night, 1,496 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 365 patients were in the ICU and 125 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

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