COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Livingston and Linn counties; COVID-19 related death reported in Daviess County

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The Livingston County Health Center reports 11 COVID-19 cases have been added since June 9th, bringing the total to 1,885. The number of active cases dropped by seven to 115.

The health center is conducting a survey regarding how Livingston County residents feel about COVID-19 vaccination. The 15-question survey is anonymous. Vaccinated and unvaccinated residents can respond.

COVID-19 cases increased by 19 in Daviess County since June 2nd, which the health department reports make the total 705. The cases have involved five fully vaccinated residents who were asymptomatic and one partially vaccinated resident who was mildly symptomatic.  Of the 20 active cases in Daviess County, 12 are at least 60 years old. Six residents are 20 to 39 years old, two are 40 to 59, and one is 19 or younger.

One more COVID-19-related death has been added in Daviess County since June 2nd, bringing the total number to 15.

One confirmed COVID-19 case and one probable case have been added in Mercer County. The health department reports 175 confirmed cases and 177 probable cases. Active cases stayed at two. Nine COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Mercer County.

The Grundy County Health Department reports two new COVID-19 cases. Eighteen cases are active out of the 1,137 total cases. Grundy County’s positivity rate for the past seven days is 17%.  Of the active cases in the county, the age group with the largest number is 40 to 59 with eight. There are seven active cases for residents 20 to 39, two for those at least 60, and one for those 19 and younger.