New COVID cases and COVID-related deaths are up in La Salle County. This Friday's report indicates six people died from coronavirus-related illness in the past seven days. They include men in their 40's and 60's and a woman in her 50's, two women in their 60's and another in her 80's. New cases are up to 261 as opposed to 226 last week. Recoveries are up slightly from last week standing now at 157.
New COVID cases statewide Friday were about one hundred less than than last Friday. New cases on Friday were about 25,950. COVID patients in Illinois hospitals were close to 2100. Last week's was 250 higher. Thirty-five less were on ventilators. The positivity rate is 4.4%