16 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Over the Past Weekend in McDonough County

More than half the new cases reported since Friday involve people under 30 years of age.

With the 9 new cases announced Saturday and the 7 new cases revealed Sunday, the total number of McDonough County residents confirmed to have COVID-19 has grown to 34. Of the 16 new cases revealed over the past weekend, 10 were people under the age of 30.

Sunday, the McDonough County Health Department announced seven additional McDonough County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The new cases include the following:

• 1 female in her teens
• 1 female in her 20s
• 3 males in their 20s
• 1 female in her 50s
• 1 male in his 50s

On Saturday, the MCHD announced 9 new cases. They included:

 Four females in their 20s
 One male in his 20s
 One female in her 60s
 One female in her 80s
 Two females in their 90s

The first COVID-19 related death recorded in McDonough County was reported Friday, a man in his 70s.

The recovered case count stands at 3 of 34 positive COVID-19 cases. Recovered is defined by CDC as a resolution of fever without fever-reducing medications for 3 days (72 hours), improvement of respiratory symptoms, and at least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.

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