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La Salle County coronavirus update: Ottawa, La Salle each have six more residents test positive

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Thirty-three new positive tests, 26 additional recoveries and an adjustment to the running total after a computer error double-counted 11 cases brought the La Salle County Health Department's number of known, active cases of the novel coronavirus in the county to 520.

Thursday's 33 new cases — bringing the adjusted running total to 2,076 — included a woman in her 90s, two women and two men in their 70s, one woman and three men in their 60s, one woman and three men in their 50s, four women and two men in their 40s, three women and two men in their 30s, five men in their 20s, a boy in his teens, and two girls and one boy younger than 13.

The 26 individuals removed from isolation raised that total to 1,499.

Fifty-seven La Salle County residents have died from complications related to COVID-19.

There have been 35,318 tests taken among La Salle County residents, with 5.88% coming back positive.

Since Wednesday's report, changes in the Illinois Department of Public Health's ZIP code data (these numbers sometimes lag behind the county reports and are adjusted as more information becomes available) with running totals since the start of the pandemic include:

• Ottawa had six more cases, increasing its total to 352.

• La Salle had six more cases, increasing its total to 213.

• Oglesby had three more cases, increasing its total to 82.

• Streator had two more cases, increasing its total to 421.

• Lostant had two more cases, increasing its total to 13.

• Mendota had one more case, increasing its total to 311.

• Peru had one more case, increasing its total to 187.

• Sheridan remained at 72.

• Seneca remained at 38.

• Marseilles remained at 127.

• Somonauk, which also is in DeKalb County, remained at 50.

• Earlville remained at 34.

• Utica remained at 42.

• Leland remained at 28.

• Grand Ridge remained at 25.

• Wenona, which also is in Marshall County, remained at 21.

• Tonica remained at 15.

• Millington, which also is in Kendall County, remained at 10.

• Ransom remained at seven.

• Cedar Point remained at seven.

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