The Adams County Health Department Wednesday reported the deaths of two more Adams County residents of COVID related illnesses, a man and woman both in their 80s.

Officials also reported 34 new confirmed cases, bringing their case count to 7,405, with 372 active, 40 hospitalized, three in ICU and now 96 deaths.

The preliminary seven-day positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests continues to fall, now at 4.16%.

Elsewhere in western Illinois, 14 new COVID cases were reported in Pike County Wednesday. Their case total now stands at 1,558, with 46 active, four hospitalized and 40 deaths.

The Hancock County Health Department reported two additional COVID related deaths, along with 12 new confirmed cases Wednesday, running their case total to 1,515, with 189 isolated, seven hospitalized and now 31 deaths.


Health department officials in northeast Missouri reported 26 new confirmed cases of coronavirus Wednesday.

The Ralls County Health Department reported nine new COVID cases since last Friday, bringing their case total to 973, with 35 active, four hospitalized and 13 deaths.

In Marion County, officials reported six new coronavirus cases Wednesday. That runs their case total to 3,368, with 89 active, 11 hospitalized and 63 deaths.

Six new COVID cases were reported Wednesday in Clark County. Their case total is now 648, with 31 active, two hospitalized and 21 deaths.

In Lewis County, health department officials reported five new coronavirus cases Wednesday, running their case total to 1,031, with 51 active and 15 deaths.

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