Livingston County coronavirus update: 49 more positive tests, 1 more COVID-related death

As of Thursday, the Livingston County Health Department has received 31,243 COVID-19 test results. Of those, 2,380 have come back positive, 2,177 of the previously reported cases have been removed from isolation, 171 cases remain active, and — with the death of a woman in her 80s reported Thursday — 32 cases have resulted in death due to complications related to the novel coronavirus.

The running count of 2,177 COVID-19 cases in Livingston County included 49 newly-reported cases Thursday.

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing is available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of OSF Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center, located along Route 116 just west of Interstate 55 in Pontiac. All testing is at no charge. Insurance is not required to be tested; however, if you have insurance, bring your card to your testing appointment. Those with an appointment will receive priority service, as daily testing capacity is limited. To schedule an appointment, visit the LCHD's website: www.lchd.us.

According to Illinois Department of Public Health data, which sometime lags behind county reports, the running case totals by ZIP code in Livingston County include:

• Pontiac at 855

• Fairbury at 370

• Dwight, which is partially in Grundy County, at 293

• Forrest at 111

• Flanagan at 81

• Odell at 81

• Chatsworth at 72

• Cornell at 58

• Cullom at 51

• Saunemin at 34

• Long Point at 32

• Emington at 15

• Graymont at 11

• Blackstone at 11

• Campus at nine

• Ancona at nine

• Streator, which is mostly in La Salle County, at 1,005