Another COVID Death Reported On Thursday


A female in her 70s is the fourth COVID-19 coronavirus death in Montgomery County in September, and the 12th in the county since the virus began.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the county death on Thursday, Sept. 10, a day in which the state confirmed 28 virus deaths and 1,953 new cases.

For the week that ended on Saturday, Sept. 12, the Montgomery County Health Department reported 23 new cases for the past week, a positivity rate of 2.3 percent, up from 1.2 percent the previous week.  As of Sunday, the health department has confirmed 282 cases in Montgomery County since the first one was reported on March 28.


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