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Twenty new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Sunday along with 18 individuals who previously tested positive for the virus being removed from isolation, according to information from the La Salle County Health Department.
There are 537 active cases of the coronavirus countywide.
Four teenage boys, a man in his 20s, a man in his 30s, three women in their 30s, a man in his 40s, a woman in her 40s, a man in his 50s, four men in their 60s, two women in their 60s and two women in their 80s each tested positive for COVID-19.
There have been 1,615 confirmed cases in La Salle County since the beginning of the pandemic. Of those, 1,023 have been removed from isolation and 55 people have died from complications related to the virus.
There have been 28,236 tests taken among La Salle County residents with 5.7% of them coming back positive with the virus.
The ZIP code area of Ransom has seven confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. It recently surpassed six or more cases to be reported by the state agency.
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 Friday's report:
• Streator has had 10 more confirmed cases, increasing its total to 359 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
• Peru had nine more cases, increasing its total to 128.
• Ottawa had five more cases, increasing its total to 286.
• La Salle had five more cases, increasing its total to 146.
• Marseilles has had three more cases, increasing its total to 105.
• Somonauk, which also is in DeKalb County, had three more cases, increasing its total to 35.
• Mendota had two more cases, increasing its total to 260.
• Oglesby had two more cases, increasing its total to 61.
• Utica had an additional case, increasing its total to 35.
• Seneca had an additional case, increasing its total to 26.
• Leland had an additional case, increasing its total to 21.
• Sheridan remains at 49 cases.
• Grand Ridge remains at 24 cases.
• Earlville remains at 24 cases
• Wenona, which is mostly in Marshall County, remains at 16 cases.
• Tonica remains at 12 cases.
• Lostant remains at eight cases.