Lee County Announces its First Death from COVID-19

Studstill Media

DIXON – The Lee County Health Department announced Tuesday that they have had their first resident die after testing positive for COVID-19.  The individual was a resident of Jack Mabley Center and had recently been hospitalized and receiving comfort care. Officials say the resident was in his or her late 50’s and had underlying health conditions.  There were four more positive tests confirmed in the last 48 hours in persons ranging in age from their teens to their 60’s.  One of these individuals is reportedly a resident of Jack Mabley Center, a facility that has been hardest hit with an outbreak of 42 residents and 9 staff infected.  The total for Lee County is now 74 with 18 of those considered recovered and have been lifted off isolation.