Marshall County Reports 22nd COVID-19-Related Death

People line up Monday outside the Kane County Regional Superintendent of Education's office in Geneva to receive free COVID-19 testing being offered by the state.- Original Credit

People line up Monday outside the Kane County Regional Superintendent of Education's office in Geneva to receive free COVID-19 testing being offered by the state.- Original Credit

In the last 24 hours, Bureau, Putnam, Marshall County Health Department has reported 19 new cases of COVID. Adjusted numbers from the county list 27 total hospitalizations and one death of a county resident.

A male and female in their teens, a male and female in their 20s, two females and one male in their 30s, and one female in her 40s have had contact with persons testing positive for COVID.

Statistics show that of the now active cases, 34% are community spread, 31% are close contacts to a confirmed case; 21% are travel-related and the origination of 14% of the cases are still pending.

In Douglas County, 549 out of the 635 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. Marshall County has had 18 confirmed cases. Putnam County has had eight confirmed cases.

There are 2,141 recorded coronavirus-related deaths in the commonwealth, up from 2,125 reported Wednesday.

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In Putnam County: Granville, six cases out of 140 tests.

Jackson County's previous daily high was reported on July 19, with 16 new cases.

Marshall County has also had another 10 residents test positive, bringing the total to 732.

Individuals who have questions or concerns about COVID-19 can contact the Illinois Department of Public Health Hotline at 1-800-889-3931.

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