COVID cases in Cass County continue to climb

  • Cass County COVID-19 cases by age groups.
    Cass County COVID-19 cases by age groups.
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    Virginia – The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed five new COVID-19 cases over the weekend and one new positive case Monday in Cass County. The positive cases include a male and a female between the age of 10-19, a male and a female in their 20s, and two males in their 30s. All are isolated at home.
    Cass County’s overall COVID case count is now at 176. The total number recovered is 141, with 11 deaths. None are currently hospitalized.
    “This virus continues to spread throughout our communities. The rise in cases is not connected to one employer or one community,” according to a Cass County Health Department news release. “We encourage everyone to make choices to best protect yourself and your families by staying home, socially distancing if you must go out, wearing a mask, and frequent hand washing.”