Whiteside and Lee County COVID Update

The Whiteside County Health Department announces 16 new laboratory confirmed cases and 14 recoveries of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. Cases: (5)Under 20, (2)20s, (1)30s, (4)40s, (2)50s, (1)60s, (1)70s

The Lee County Health Department is reporting 7 new positives in Lee County today and 1 resident was lifted off of isolation. New cases: 3-20’s 1-40’s 2-50’s 1-80’s

 Illinois announced 2,056 new cases and 25 additional deaths.

There are almost 300 testing sites in Illinois, including 11 state operated community-based testing sites and 12 mobile testing teams that collect specimens at facilities experiencing outbreaks (such as nursing homes and correctional centers) and areas around the state reporting increased cases. Additionally, IDPH is deploying its Wellness on Wheels mobile unit to hotspots around the state to work with local health providers to collect specimens. Testing at state operated sites is at no cost to the individual, as are several other sites. More information about locations, times, and requirements can be found at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing.


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