The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department reported 46 new coronavirus cases this week.
On Wednesday, DeWitt County had 6 new cases in Clinton, 4 in Farmer City, and 2 in Beason. Piatt County reported 5 in Monticello, 2 in Atwood, and one each for Cerro Gordo, Hammond, and White Heath.
Thursday DeWitt County added 10 in Clinton, 4 in Farmer City, and one case in Wapella. Piatt County saw 3 new cases in Monticello, 2 in Mansfield, and one each in Bement, Cerro Gordo, Hammond, and White Heath.
With these additional cases, DeWitt County has had a total of 779 cases; Piatt County has had a total of 922 cases.
The health department estimates there are 99 active cases in DeWitt County and 95 in Piatt County. They remind that active cases are a misnomer as there may be others who have the disease and have never been tested.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that Champaign and Piatt Counties are the only two counties in the state that are not on the warning list for COVID-19.