(August 27, 2020 Aledo, IL) The Mercer County Health Department (MCHD) today announces six additional residents from Mercer County have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) bringing the total to 96 cases:


1 Female in her 20’s


3 Males in their 20’s


1 Female in her 30’s


1 Female in her 50’s


At this time there are seven individuals isolating at home and two other residents that are isolating outside of Mercer County. The number of deaths remains at four. Due to Federal privacy restrictions, release of any additional information on cases is prohibited. Public Health Officials are identifying and contacting all close contacts.