Thursday COVID-19 count: 14 new cases in LaSalle County, state reports 1,624

Thursday COVID-19 count: 14 new cases in LaSalle County, state reports 1,624

LaSalle County announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. The county health department says there are 378 total cases. Two new recoveries were also announced for a total of 225. The people who tested positive range from their youth to their seventies.

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,624 new cases and 20 deaths. State totals are at 166,925 cases and 7,367 deaths. The test positivity rate is at 3.4 percent.