First COVID-19 death reported in Barron County

Henrietta Strickland
June 30, 2020

The DuPage County Health Department Monday reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 in the county, including two deaths.

The testing site will be closed on July 3rd for Independence Day. MDH is now reporting that the number of patients who no longer need isolation represents individuals with confirmed COVID-19 who no longer need to self-isolate. Test results are now being provided within 4 to 7 days of testing.

Riley Co. says results will be shared when available and any patients transported by EMS staff that later tested positive will be contacted by the Health Department.

For developing information, individuals can subscribe to Williamson County's Public Information text opt-in system by texting keyword WCCOVID to 888-777.

The total number of cases in the county is 7,156.

The DuPage County Health Department provides further information on its data dashboard for COVID-19-related hospitalizations, deaths, lab positivity and outbreak-associated counts by municipality.

As Illinois enters Phase 4 and folks begin to move about the community, it is important to minimize risk of contracting COVID-19 by wearing a face covering, washing your hands frequently, maintaining a distance of at least six feet, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.

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