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Adams County sees highest 1-day COVID total since January

Adams County sees highest 1-day COVID total since January

2 weeks, 5 days ago by Scott Hardy

52 new cases reported Monday by IL Dep't of Public Health

Adams County has seen the biggest one-day increase in COVID-19 infections since January.

The Illinois Department of Public Health said Tuesday that 52 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Monday. That's the biggest one-day increase since 65 new cases were reported on January 21st. 9,059 people have now tested positive since the start of the pandemic. Two more employees of the Illinois Veterans Home are among the new cases. Home Administrator Troy Culbertson made that announcement Monday in a letter to residents and their families. Eight employees have active cases of the virus. Overall, 328 residents and staff have tested positive, and 29 residents have died of the virus. The rate of infection among residents has decreased since they were vaccinated in late December.

127 people in Adams County have died of COVID-19.

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