Pontiac Correctional Center
Pontiac Correctional Center

As a public service, Shaw Media will provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency. Sign up for the newsletter here

Twenty-five more Livingston County residents and two inmates at Pontiac Correctional Center tested positive for COVID-19, according to information shared Wednesday by the Livingston County Health Department.

A girl younger than 1; two girls younger than 10; two boys younger than 20; one woman and five men in their 20s; two women and one man in their 30s; two womens and three men in their 40s; two women and one man in their 50s; a woman in her 60s; and a woman and man in their 70s, each tested positive, all of whom are recovering in isolation. The Illinois Department of Corrections also reports two new cases including a man in his 40s and a man in his 50s, both of whom are recovering in isolation.

As of Wednesday, the LCHD has received 18,001 COVID-19 test results. Of those, 729 COVID-19 tests have been positive, 607 of the previously reported individuals have been removed from isolation, 112 cases remain active, three individuals are hospitalized and 10 cases have resulted in death due to complications related to COVID-19.

Of those individuals who have tested positive, 50 were asymptomatic at the time of testing.

For details on the previously reported cases and up-to-date information for Livingston County, go to www.lchd.us.

Per Illinois Department of Public Health data (which sometime lags behind county reports), ZIP code areas with more than five confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic include:

Pontiac 256 cases.

Fairbury 90 cases.

Dwight 72 cases.

Forrest 38 cases.

Flanagan 31 cases.

Cornell 23 cases.

Chatsworth 21 cases.

Long Point 17 cases.

Odell 16 cases.

Cullom seven cases.

Graymont six cases.

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

Coronavirus