23 new COVID-19 cases in DeKalb County

Studstill Media

DEKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department announced Tuesday 23 new COVID-19 infections.   The test results were received from the original state-contracted lab for tests done at the Community Based Testing Sites located in Aurora and Rockford.  Authorities say the influx of new results will result in a higher-than-normal confirmed COVID-19 case counts for the local health departments throughout the region that had residents tested at those locations.  Since the pandemic began they have found 216 cases in DeKalb County with two deaths.  At the last update on May 8th, they report 68 individuals are considered recovered from the disease.