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Five more Livingston County residents tested positive for COVID-19, according to information shared Friday by the Livingston County Health Department.
The individuals are a woman younger than 20, three women in their 20s and another woman in her 40s, all are recovering in isolation.
As of Friday, the health department has received 4,772 COVID-19 test results. Of those, 110 COVID-19 tests have been confirmed positive, 4,662 tests confirmed negative, 85 of the previously reported confirmed cases have been removed from isolation, 23 cases remain active, one individual is currently hospitalized and two cases have resulted in death from complications related to COVID-19. Of those individuals who have tested positive, 24 were asymptomatic at the time of testing.
The Illinois Department of Public Health's ZIP code data has been updated Friday as follows (these numbers may be reported with a lag):
• Streator (which is mostly in La Salle County) has had 85 cases out of 2,465 tests since the pandemic began.
• Pontiac has had 37 cases out of 1,800 tests.
• Dwight has had 16 cases out of 608 tests.
• Fairbury has had 10 cases out of 619 tests.
• Cornell has had seven cases out of 131 tests.
• Long Point has had eight cases out of 66 tests.
For more information on Livingston County cases go to www.lchd.us.
Individuals who travel to hot spots in the country, those areas where higher rates of confirmed COVID-19 cases are reported, are strongly encouraged to get tested for COVID-19 five to seven days after returning from their trip or sooner if experiencing symptoms.
People can track confirmed COVID-19 cases in Illinois by county and zip code by visiting IDPH's COVID-19 statistics site: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/covid19-statistics, and may also track confirmed cases nationwide by using CDC's COVID-19 tracker tool: https://www.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#cases.
For COVID-19 testing, individuals may visit the Bloomington drive-thru COVID-19 testing site located at the McLean County Fairgrounds, 1106 Interstate Dr., Bloomington, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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