Note: This case is not yet reflected in the IDPH numbers.
The Winnebago County Health Department is reporting a death related to COVID-19. County Health Director Sandra Martell says the identity of the man is not being released, but he was in his 60s.
“We would like to share a statement from the family: 'He was a husband, a son, a brother, and a friend,'” Martell said. “And I would like to add 'a member of our community.'”
No additional details are being released. The individual had earlier tested positive and was a known case in the county.