A third person in Bureau County has tested positive for COVID-19. An elderly man is hospitalized after being tested by an area hospital. The test on the 77-year old was positive. According to the Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments, this marks the fourth confirmed case in the counties they serve. Marshall County has one confirmed case while Putnam County has none.
In addition, La Salle County has four more confirmed cases of COVID-19. According to a news release from the health department, they are a man in his 40’s who is hospitalized in isolation, a man in his 30s recovering at home in isolation and a woman in her 20s recovering at home in isolation. A woman in her 40s also has been confirmed with the virus and the La Salle County Health Department is gathering additional information on their status. This brings to 11 the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in La Salle County.