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More than 90 people have now died from Covid-19 in LaSalle County. The LaSalle County Health Department said four additional deaths were reported on Friday, which brings their total to 93.

The latest individuals to pass away are a male in his 80’s and two males and a female in their 90’s. The health department said LaSalle County remains in the orange warning level.

A warning level means that a county saw increases in two or more COVID-19 risk indicators. LaSalle County continues to experience a drastic rise in the number of cases. 

In addition, the 7-day test positivity rate has risen above 8%., as well as emergency room visits for COVID-like illness have increased for two consecutive weeks by more than 20 percent.

In total, LaSalle County has had 4,359 individuals test positive for Covid-19 and 2,381 recoveries.