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The LaSalle County Health Department (LCDH) has confirmed an additional COVID-19 case in LaSalle County.

The case is a female in her 30’s and had traveled to a known area of high exposure and confirmed cases. The individual is recovering at home 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 the case. No further information regarding the investigation is available at this time. This is the third case in LaSalle County.

Testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the State Lab is limited and protocols are in place to prioritize those tested. The Health Department expects to see additional cases and residents need to assume that they have been exposed to COVID-19.