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DeKalb County reports 21 more COVID-19 cases

DEKALB – DeKalb County reported 21 more positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. In total, the DeKalb County Health Department has confirmed 674 positive cases since the start of the pandemic with 20 deaths. DeKalb County’s health department continues to remind residents of the proper way to ...Read more

2 more COVID-19 cases in Livingston County

PONTIAC – Livingston County Health Departed announced two more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19. These individuals, a male in their 60s and a female in their 30s, are both recovering in isolation. There have been 58 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in total for Livingston ...Read more

LaSalle County sees 14 new cases of COVID-19

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department reported 14 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the county on Monday. These individuals range in age from their teens to their 70s. Monday marks the most new daily cases announced since the start of the pandemic. LaSalle County has seen 272 ...Read more

Officials: Body part found in river not real

HENRY – A man fishing from shore thought he had found a human foot, but after an investigation it turned out to be fake foot.  Around 7:30 PM Henry Police were called to an area near the marina along the Illinois River for the report of a body part being found.   Authorities investigated ...Read more

4 New Covid-19 Cases in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Four people have tested positive for Coronavirus in LaSalle County in the past 24 hours.  According to the LaSalle County Health Department, that means 258 people have contracted the virus since the pandemic began, and 185 have recovered.  The new cases range in age from a man in ...Read more

Illinois Covid Cases Jump Since Last Weekend

SPRINGFIELD – Another troubling report from the Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday.  The state says 954 have contracted Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, a more than 50 percent jump from Sunday a week ago. Also, 20 people have died from Coronavirus, 14 more than last Sunday, ...Read more