Preschoolers test positive for COVID-19 in county

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VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Four newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Vermilion County are tied to a family, Public Health Administrator Doug Toole reported.

Seventeen new cases were announced Monday, bringing the county to an overall total of 655 positive cases of coronavirus.

Among the seventeen newly-confirmed cases were:

  • Two residents in their 70s
  • Two residents in their 60s
  • One resident in their 50s
  • Two people in their 40s
  • Four people in their 30s
  • One person in their 20s
  • One teenager
  • Two grade-school-aged children
  • Two preschoolers

One hundred cases are currently considered “active.” Ten people are currently hospitalized with the virus.

Toole added Monday that a mobile testing unit will be at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School on Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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