Two new deaths related to COVID-19 in LaSalle County

Studstill Media

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department announced Friday two COVID-19 related deaths in LaSalle County.  A woman in her 40’s, and a woman in her 60’s, had earlier tested positive for COVID-19.

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the additional loss of two of our LaSalle County residents to this illness. Our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to the family and friends who are mourning the loss of their loved ones.” LaSalle County Health Department Administrator Julie Kerestes said in a statement.

The department also confirmed an additional two COVID-19 cases in LaSalle County bringing the total to 93 cases. The additional cases are a man in his 50’s and a woman in her 70’s.   Both remain in isolation.

An additional case has recovered and have been released from isolation.  The total number of recovered individuals for LaSalle County is 42.