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The number of active cases of the coronavirus decreased for a second day in a row in La Salle County, lowering the number of active cases to 505 countywide.

Fifteen new COVID-19 cases were announced Wednesday and 33 individuals who previously tested positive for the virus were released from isolation.

As of Wednesday, La Salle County has had 1,537 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 978 of those individuals have been released from isolation and 54 people have died from complications related to COVID-19.

A teenage boy, three teenage girls, a man in his 20s, two women in their 20s, a man in his 30s, a man in his 40s, a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 50s and four men in their 60s each tested positive for COVID-19.

There have been 27,099 tests taken among La Salle County residents and 5.7% of them have come back positive with the virus.

The Illinois Department of Public Health's ZIP code data has been updated as follows (these numbers sometimes lag behind the county reports and are adjusted as more information becomes available) from Tuesday's report:

• Mendota had three more confirmed cases, increasing its total to 255 since the beginning of the pandemic.

• Ottawa had two more confirmed cases, increasing its total to 275.

• La Salle had two more confirmed cases, increasing its total to 136.

• Peru had two more confirmed cases, increasing its total to 112.

• Marseilles had two more confirmed cases, increasing its total to 101.

• Oglesby had an additional case, increasing its total to 59.

• Earlville had an additional case, increasing its total to 23.

• Leland had an additional case, increasing its total to 19.

• Streator remains at 339 cases.

• Sheridan remains at 48 cases.

• Utica remains at 33 cases.

• Somonauk, which also is in DeKalb County, remains at 31 cases.

• Seneca remains at 25 cases.

• Grand Ridge remains at 23 cases.

• Wenona, which is mostly in Marshall County, remains at 16 cases.

• Tonica remains at 12 cases.

• Lostant remains at eight cases.

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