Both Bureau and La Salle Counties had more confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend. For Bureau County it was one, bringing the county’s total to 11. The man in his 60’s is recovering in home isolation according to the Bureau County Health Department.
The La Salle County Health Department announced 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing its total number to 67. The new cases are a man in his 80’s, two women in their 80’s, a woman in her 70’s, a man in his 60’s, a man in his 50’s, three men in their 40’s, a woman in her 30’s, a man in his 30’s and a woman in her 20’s. All of the cases remain in isolation. Four more people have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recovered residents in La Salle County to 30.
The health department expects to see cases increase, noting Illinois is not projected to peak in coronavirus cases until mid-May. For questions about COVID-19, call the IDPH hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected]