Morgan County’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Two more cases were reported today in the county. The 46th case is a female in her 40’s who is isolated and recovering at home. The 47th case is a male in his 20’s who is isolated and recovering at home. There are currently 6 pending test results. Those released from restriction remains at 33. Testing continues to be available at the Morgan County Health Department on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-2PM. Call 479-1817 to make an appointment.
The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed 975 new positive cases in the state along with 72 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for those tested dropped to 5.5%.