Five new cases in Douglas County bring total to 8 cases


DOUGLAS COUNTY (Ill.) — The Douglas County Health Department has announced five new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county.

The new cases include a male in his 50s, a male in his 20’s, a female in her 50’s, and two females in their 20’s, officials say. They are in home isolation and recovering.

All five new cases were in contact with prior, positively-tested individuals.

Public health officials are identifying and attempting to contact all close contacts of these five individuals. Douglas County has eight confirmed cases at this time.

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