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COVID-19 death toll in Adams County at 133

COVID-19 death toll in Adams County at 133

1 month ago by Scott Hardy

103 new cases reported by Health Department

A 133rd person in Adams County has died of COVID-19.

That's according to the latest data posted Wednesday by the Adams County Health Department on its' COVID-19 dashboard. The Illinois Department of Public Health also says that a 33rd Hancock County resident has died of the virus. The Health Department says that 103 new cases of the virus were confirmed Wednesday in Adams County. Around 725 people in the County now have active cases of the virus. That's the highest number of active cases since the spike in new cases started in June. The dashboard says that 53 people are hospitalized, including 10 in the ICU. The County's seven-day positivity rate is back up to 8 per cent.

More new cases continue to be reported in other West-Central Illinois counties. They include 15 new cases in Brown County, 12 new cases in Hancock County, and 8 new cases in Pike and Schuyler Counties.

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