County tops 900 coronavirus cases


MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Macon County public health officials say an additional 17 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the county.

This brings the county’s total to 915 confirmed cases overall, according to a news release.

Just more than 600 people have been released from home isolation; the Macon County Public Health Department reports 272 people are still in isolation at home. Ten people are currently hospitalized with the virus.

To-date, the county has marked 27 coronavirus-related deaths.

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