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La Salle County coronavirus update: Active cases up to 552 countywide

24 new cases, 13 removed from isolation

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Twenty-four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Sunday in La Salle County, increasing the number of active cases countywide to 552.

A teenage boy, two teenage girls, two women in their 20s, three women in their 30s, a man in his 40s, four women in their 40s, two men in their 50s, a woman in their 50s, two men in their 60s, two women in their 60s, two men in their 70s and two women in their 70s each tested positive for COVID-19.

There have been 2,163 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, and of those, 1,552 have been removed from isolation and 59 have died from complications related to COVID-19.

There were more 13 individuals who previously tested positive for the virus who were recently removed from isolation.

There were 36,536 tests taken among La Salle County residents since the start of the pandemic and 5.9% of them have come back positive with the virus.

The Illinois Department of Public Health's ZIP code data's running totals since the start of the pandemic include, as of Saturday:

• Streator, whose also is in Livingston County, at 433

• Ottawa at 369

• Mendota at 316

• La Salle at 217

• Peru at 189

• Marseilles at 133

• Oglesby at 83

• Sheridan at 76

• Somonauk, which also is in DeKalb County, at 51

• Utica at 42

• Seneca at 41

• Earlville at 34

• Leland at 28

• Grand Ridge at 26

• Wenona, which also is in Marshall County, at 22

• Tonica at 16

• Lostant at 13

• Millington, which also is in Kendall County, at 12

• Ransom at seven

• Cedar Point at seven

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