County reports 14 additional residents test positive for COVID-19


CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) — The DeWitt-Piatt Bi-County Health Department reported 14 new COVID-19 cases from over the weekend.

In a news release, officials said between Saturday and Sunday, there were:

  • 2 new cases in DeWitt
  • 7 additional cases in Clinton
  • 1 new case in Farmer City
  • 1 additional case in White Heath
  • 1 new case in Wapella
  • 1 additional case in La Place.
  • 1 new case in Kenney

The ages of these patients range from a minor to those in their 70s.

Additionally, the health department stated they received confirmation Monday that a second DeWitt County resident has died. They said the patient was a man in his 80s who had underlying health conditions. They continued to say the man was hospitalized because of a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms.

In DeWitt County, there is now a total of 139 COVID-19 cases. Piatt County has 145 cases in total.

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