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18th COVID Death Reported in Bureau County

PRINCETON – The Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Departments reported Saturday the latest COVID-19 death, a Bureau County man in his 60’s.  This is the 2nd death in Bureau County from the virus in the past three days, and the 18th since the pandemic began.  The LaSalle ...Read more

Lee County Still on State COVID Warning Level List

SPRINGFIELD – Lee and DeKalb Counties are among 34 counties statewide now at warning levels for the novel coronavirus disease.  A county gets on the warning list when 2 or more of the state’s risk indicators are exceeded.  Lee County logged 199 cases per 100,000 people, 4 times the ...Read more