Pontiac Correctional Center
Pontiac Correctional Center

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The Livingston County Health Department [LCHD] released its combined weekend and Monday COVID-19 numbers Monday afternoon, with 35 new positive tests bringing the running number of confirmed cases in the county to 357 and the number of known, active cases in Livingston County to 68.

As of Monday, the LCHD has received 10,855 novel coronavirus test results, with 284 of the previously reported confirmed cases having been removed from isolation. Three cases are currently hospitalized, and five cases have resulted in death due to complications related to COVID-19.

Of those individuals who have tested positive, 37 were asymptomatic at the time of testing.

The new Livingston County cases reported Monday included two boys under the age of 10, two women in their 30s, two women in their 40s, one man and two women in their 50s, two men and two women in their 60s, and two men in their 70s.

The new cases also included 20 cases at Pontiac Correctional Center, all men — two in their 20s, six in their 30s, seven in their 40s, four in their 50s and one in his 60s.

According to Illinois Department of Public Health ZIP code data [which often lags behind the reports from county health departments], as of Tuesday evening Livingston County residents have had 245 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and been tested 8,733 times.

By ZIP code:

• Pontiac has had 102 confirmed cases

• Dwight has had 35 confirmed cases

• Fairbury has had 33 confirmed cases

• Flanagan has had 19 confirmed cases

• Forrest has had 15 confirmed cases

• Cornell has had 13 confirmed cases

• Long Point has had 13 confirmed cases

• Streator, which is mostly in La Salle County, has had 360 confirmed cases

For details on the previously reported cases, community members can visit the LCHD’s website at lchd.us.

For more local news, visit The Times at https://www.mywebtimes.com.

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