LaSalle County announced three new COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday. The county health department says 28 people have died due to the virus so far. In addition, 29 new cases were reported for a total of 830. The people who tested positive range in age from their teens to their 100s. Ten new recoveries were reported for a total of 315. The recovery rate remained at 38 percent.
The State of Illinois reported 1,645 new cases and 16 additional deaths. State figures are at 198,593 total cases and 7,672 deaths. The state also announced that it performed more than 42,000 tests in a single day. The seven day test positivity rate is at 4.1 percent.