The outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the Pontiac Correctional Center continues. The Livingston County Health Department and Illinois Department of Corrections said seven new cases were reported on Friday.
The individuals include two males in their 20's, two males in their 30's, two males in their 40's, and a male in his 70's, all of whom are recovering in isolation.
In the last week, more than 20 individuals have tested positive at the prison, but health officials have not said if they are employees or inmates.
268 people have recovered, 49 cases remain active, three cases are currently hospitalized and five people have died from Covid-19 complications in Livingston County.