Coronavirus

 CBSnews reports the U.S. has reached more than 8 million coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. The country is in the midst of a fall surge. Seventeen states are seeing surges unlike anything they've experienced before in this pandemic.

 There's 3,629 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the State of Illinois this Saturday, including 27 additional deaths. Labs processed about 77,500 specimens in the past 24 hours. The statewide positivity rating continues a disturbing trend upwards. On Saturday, it was 5.2%.

 La Salle County Health Department says there are six female teenagers and a male teen newly confirmed with COVID-19 Saturday. They also noted five males and a female in their 30's. Several cases span from age 40 to their 90's. In all, there's 37 new cases and ten recoveries. Total confirmed cases are 2,139 and total recoveries tally 1,539.

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