Illinois, LaSalle County, see additional COVID-19 death

SPRINGFIELD – A LaSalle County resident in her 90’s is reported to be the 63rd and most recent COVID-19 related death. The LaSalle County Health Department confirmed the death along with 30 new cases of coronavirus, for a total of 2,314 since the start of the pandemic. Statewide, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced 3,874 new cases and 31 additional deaths. The IDPH also reported that 51 counties, including LaSalle County, are now considered to be at a warning level for COVID-19. A county is deemed to be at a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators increase, such as number of deaths and weekly test positivity.