More Coronavirus Cases Diagnosed

By Neil Doyle

Four more Livingston County residents have tested positvie for COVID-19, bringing the county total to 15.

The Livingston County Health Department says the patients include woman in her 40s, a woman in her 60s, and a man in his 50s. They are all recovering at home in isolation. The LCHD says the Illinois Department of Corrections is reporting one confirmed case at the Pontiac Correctional Center. As of Thursday, the health department has received 127 COVID-19 tests. 112 test have been negative and five people have recovered.

Meanwhile, state health officials with the daily update on coronavirus. 1,344 new cases, bringing the state total to 16,422, including 528 deaths.