The Logan County Correctional Center yesterday reported eight new inmate positive tests for the coronavirus and one new employee positive test.
Inmate total positives are 18 with 12 employees. Ten employees have recovered and 1 inmate has recovered. 41 total positives have been reported at Logan Correctional Center.
Lincoln Correctional Center received one new positive yesterday among their employees bringing their total to five.
The Logan County Health Department reported two new cases, bring their total to 91 with 21 active cases. The Health Department reports a 1.5-percent positivity rate.
The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department reported three new cases of the coronavirus in Piatt County. Their total cases are now 49.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,953 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 21 additional confirmed deaths.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 41,686 specimens for a total of 2,937,749.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total test from July 30 – August 5 is 4.0%.
As of last night, 1,517 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 346 patients were in the ICU and 132 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.