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Local Coronavirus Testing Update

The DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department reported 34 new coronavirus cases this past weekend.


On Friday, DeWitt County reported 6 cases with 5 in Clinton and one in Wapella. Piatt County reported 7 cases in Monticello, 2 in White Heath, and one in Bement, Atwood, Cerro Gordo, and Deland.


On Saturday, DeWitt County reported 5 cases in Clinton, 4 in Farmer City, and one each in Wapella and Weldon. Piatt County reported one case for Bement, Mansfield, Milmnine, and Monticello.


With these additional cases, DeWitt Co has had a total of 855 cases; Piatt Co has had a total of 992 cases.


IDPH Monday reported that both counties have the lowest positivity rate in Region 6. The Health Department implores the public to remain vigilant with social distancing and wearing a mask in public.

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