While cases are going down, COVID-19 is still taking lives on a daily basis.

The La Salle County Health Department reported two new COVID-19 deaths Monday. A man in his 60's and a woman in her 90's died from complications of the virus. Overall there are 64 new cases of the virus in La Salle County with 151 new recovered cases.

Statewide, the Illinois Department of Public Health says about 1,250 more Illinoisans are confirmed or probable COVID cases. Almost 1,500 people are in Illinois hospitals fighting the virus. Of those, about 380 are in ICUs, and less than half that number are on ventilators.


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