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An additional 14 Livingston County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, six additional COVID-19 patients have recovered, and 24 cases are active in the county, the Livingston County Health Department reported Tuesday afternoon.
The new confirmed cases included a girl and two boys younger than 10, a boy between the ages of 10 and 20, a man in his 30s, two men in their 40s, three women in their 50s, a man in his 60s, a woman in her 60s, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s. Two of the children were asymptomatic at the time of testing.
All active individuals are currently recovering in isolation.
As of Tuesday, the health department has received 5,153 COVID-19 test results. Of those, 132 coronavirus tests have been confirmed positive, 5,021 tests have been confirmed negative, 105 of the previously reported confirmed cases have been removed from isolation, and three individuals have died due to complications related to COVID-19.
According to ZIP code data shared Tuesday by the Illinois Department of Public Health (these numbers may lag a few days compared to the county reports): Pontiac has had 37 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, Dwight has had 16 confirmed cases, Fairbury has had 12 confirmed cases, Long Point has had 10 confirmed cases, and Cornell has had seven confirmed cases. Streator, which is mostly in La Salle County, has had 119 confirmed cases.
For more information on Livingston County cases, go to www.lchd.us.
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. At this site there is no charge to individuals regardless of their insurance status.
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