Health officials announce second COVID-19 death in county


COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Health officials said a second Coles County resident has died from COVID-19.

They said the patient was a resident of the Charleston Rehab and Healthcare facility. There are 21 confirmed cases associated with that facility.

Additionally, officials announced 17 new COVID-19 cases in the county, with three currently hospitalized. That brings the total in Coles County to 46. That includes 22 recovered, two deceased and 19 recovered.

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