According to ZIP code data shared Friday by the Illinois Department of Public Health: Pontiac has had 35 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, Streator, which is mostly in La Salle County, has had 47 confirmed cases, Dwight has had 15 confirmed cases and Fairbury has had six.
To be sure, the uptick in cases hasn't approached the high marks in the spring, when the state regularly reported well over 1,000 new infections on a daily basis.
The new COVID-19 cases reported on Monday account for 5.6-percent of the total test results, which hovers around 7,000 tests.
As of midnight on Sunday, the HPSC has been notified of 46 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
From Saturday's county breakdown of cases which has been released today, there were no extra positive diagnoses in Clare.
Westmeath has no new cases.
However, he added that the rising averages mean we must continue to make good choices to protect ourselves and others while trying to live safely with the virus.
On Monday, the state also announced 565 new cases, the lowest single-day posting of new cases since July 13 when 328 new cases were announced. Salina Regional is a regional hospital, the COVID-19 patient total is not specific to the number of Saline County residents who may be hospitalized.
"NPHET continues to monitor the evolving situation very closely and will meet tomorrow".
Other takeaways from the date compiled included the fact 27 were men while 26 were women and that 45 were associated with outbreaks or close contacts with a confirmed case.
On a positive note, Dr Glynn said that the source of transmission has been identified in nine out of 10 new cases. We know how to break the chains of transmission.