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DeWitt County Adds 28 New COVID Cases During Holidays, Piatt County 36

Wednesday through Friday of last week, the DeWitt County Health Department reports 28 new COVID cases in DeWitt County, while 36 new cases were reported in Piatt County.


The newest totals increase DeWitt County to 917 total cases while Piatt County is up to 1,059. 

Each county had a fatality in that time, a male in his 70s in DeWitt County while the Piatt County individual was a male in his 70s.


4,453 new COVID cases were reported in Illinois Monday. 


Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 51,046 specimens. As of last night, 4,243 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 884 patients were in the ICU and 515 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.


The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total test from December 21 – December 27, 2020, is 7.2%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from December 21 – December 27, 2020, is 8.7%.

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