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A La Salle County woman in her 90s died from complications related to COVID-19.
Her death was the 59th COVID-19-related death in La Salle County since the beginning of the pandemic, said La Salle County health officials Friday.
Additionally, there were 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 30 individuals who previously tested positive for the virus were removed from isolation — decreasing the number of active cases to 516 countywide.
A boy younger than 13, a girl younger than 13, a teenage boy, two women in their 20s, three men in their 30s, three women in their 30s, a man in his 40s, four women in their 40s, two men in their 50s, a woman in her 50s, two men in their 60s, a man in his 70s, four women in their 70s, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s each tested positive for COVID-19.
There have been 2,104 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, and of those cases, 1,529 have been removed from isolation.
There have been 35,652 tests taken among La Salle County residents and 5.9% of them have come back positive. The positivity rate has increased by 0.2% in the past week.