Coronavirus statistics: 16 new LaSalle County cases added Friday

Coronavirus statistics: 16 new LaSalle County cases added Friday

The LaSalle County Health Department announced 16 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total to 483. Three new recoveries were also announced for a total of 249. The recovery rate is also down to 51.3 percent.

Illinois announced a state-record 1,941 new cases in a single day. 21 new deaths were also announced. The state totals are at 178,837 cases and 7,495 deaths. The state also hit more than 49,000 tests in one day.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story referred to 49,000 deaths in one day instead of tests.