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Record Case Count in LaSalle County on Friday

OTTAWA – LaSalle County Health Department on Friday reported 238 new coronavirus cases.  The department also reported 4 new COVID-19 deaths, one person in his 80’s, and three in their 90s.  That makes 93 deaths and 4,359 total cases since the pandemic began in March. The cases on ...Read more

Illinois sees 15,000 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported a record single-day coronavirus testing high on Friday with over 106,000 specimen processed in laboratories over the past 24 hours. 15,415 new confirmed and probable cases were reported as well as 27 additional deaths. In ...Read more