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COVID update: Bureau County moves out of warning level, Putnam County moves on

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On Friday, Bureau, Putnam, Marshall County Health Departments reported 17 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Bureau County has moved out of the warning level after being listed for six weeks. Putnam County has moved to the warning level as of Friday, Sept. 25.

In Bureau County, 15 new cases are recovering at home:

• Two female infants.

• Two male toddlers.

• Two male children.

• Three females in their 30’s.

• Two males in their 30’s.

• Two females in their 40’s.

• One male in his 50’s.

• One male in his 70’s.

In Marshall County, one new case is recovering at home:

• One female in her 80’s.

In Putnam County, one new case is recovering at home:

• One make in his 30’s.

There have now been 815 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the counties served by the Bureau, Putnam, Marshall County Health Departments. Bureau County has had 654 confirmed cases. Marshall County has had 102 confirmed cases. Putnam County has had 59 confirmed cases. The first case was reported in Marshall County on March 23rd.

Breakdown by ZIP code

ZIP codes with six or more cases in Bureau County are:

• Princeton, 178 confirmed cases out of 3,528tests.

• Spring Valley, 135 cases out of 2,004 tests.

• DePue, 109 cases out of 369 tests.

• Buda, eight cases out of 171 tests.

• Ladd, 22 cases out of 224 tests.

• LaMoille, 25 cases out of 252 tests.

• Tiskilwa, 17 cases out of 258 tests.

• Sheffield, 16 cases out of 304 tests.

• Walnut, 21 cases out of 425 tests.

• Neponset, nine cases out of 149 tests.

• Wyanet, 22 cases out of 248 tests.

• Arlington, 11 cases out of 78 tests.

• Ohio, seven cases out of 162 tests.

• Bureau Junction, 10 cases out of 79 tests.

In Marshall County:

• Henry, 41 cases out of 852 tests.

• Sparland, 10 cases out of 416 tests.

• Lacon, six cases out of 686 tests.

• Varna, 10 cases out of 248 tests.

• Toluca, 18 cases out of 949 tests.

• Wenona, 17 cases out of 321 tests.

In Putnam County:

• Granville, 30 cases out of 331 tests.

• Hennepin, nine cases out of 289 tests.

In total, 8,891 Bureau County residents, 1,157 Putnam County residents and 3,667 Marshall County residents have been tested for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Individuals who have questions or concerns about COVID-19 can contact the Illinois Department of Public Health Hotline at 800-889-3931.

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