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SYCAMORE – One new DeKalb County resident in their 70s has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, reports the DeKalb County Health Department, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 55 Sunday.
The statewide case total exceeded 30,000 also Sunday, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Of DeKalb County’s roughly 105,000 population size, less than 500 tests have been administered, according to county health department data, which for the first time Friday reported in an email newsletter that 403 COVID-19 tests have come back negative locally, and 31 residents have fully recovered.