(September 3, 2020, Aledo, IL) The Mercer County Health Department (MCHD) today announced six additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the county’s total to 108 cases. The latest cases include: 1 male in his 60’s, 1 male in his 40’s, 1 male in his 20’s, 1 male in his teens, and 2 females in their 20’s.

At this time there are 14 individuals isolating at home and 1 resident hospitalized. The number of deaths remains unchanged at 5 individuals. Due to Federal privacy restrictions, release of any additional information on cases is prohibited. Public Health Officials are identifying and contacting all close contacts of these cases.

Due to the Labor Day holiday, our next release regarding positive cases will occur on Tuesday, September 8th.