18th COVID Death Reported in Bureau County

PRINCETON – The Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Departments reported Saturday the latest COVID-19 death, a Bureau County man in his 60’s.  This is the 2nd death in Bureau County from the virus in the past three days, and the 18th since the pandemic began.  The LaSalle County Health Department said on Saturday that 37 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours, ranging in age from 3 preteens to a woman in her 90’s.  The Illinois Department Of Public Health announced that statewide, while Saturday did not set a new single day record like the last two days, 3,619 new infections did occur, along with 27 new coronavirus deaths.