LA SALLE COUNTY - On May 12, the LaSalle County Health Department confirmed an additional COVID-19 case in LaSalle County bringing the total to 107. The newest confirmed case is a male in his 30s.
The case remains in isolation. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release of any additional information regarding this case. Public health officials are working actively to identify and investigate all individuals who were in contact with this case. No further information regarding the investigation is available at this time.
Two additional cases have recovered and have been released from isolation. The total number of recovered individuals for LaSalle County is 46.
As COVID-19 spreads and testing increases, we expect to see our cases increase. People should continue to practice social distancing and not let their guard down. The focus in our communities should not be whether you have been exposed but rather, assume you have been exposed and take measures to decrease the transmission to others. All LaSalle County residents are strongly encouraged to adhere to all of the required precautions necessary to protect their families and the community, to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The LaSalle County Health Department encourages residents to stay informed on the evolving situation. For general questions about COVID-19, call the IDPH hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or e-mail [email protected]