Sixth virus case reported in LaSalle County

Sixth virus case reported in LaSalle County

A woman in her 30s is the sixth person from LaSalle County to test positive for the corona virus. The LaSalle County Health Department says she’s recovering at her home.

The word came Tuesday afternoon as the Illinois Department of Public Health announced a new statewide count of 5,994 cases so far. That’s from 937 new cases added to the count Tuesday.

The IDPH says there were also 26 more deaths to report, bringing the total statewide to 99. One of the deaths was in LaSalle County.