2 more hospitalized with COVID-19

Local News

FILE – This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

MOULTRIE COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The county health department announced the 6th and 7th confirmed cases of COVID-19. The patients are a man and woman, each in their 70s, both hospitalized. To date, 116 residents in the county have been tested; of those 107 were negative; 2 results are still pending.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.