Three confirmed Covid-19 cases out of Richland County, Illinois Wedesday


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RICHLAND COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Richland County, Illinois confirmed three new positive cases of Covid-19 after tests were conducted in the county.

The county health office reports that three people all under the age of 20 were tested positive.
Two men live out of Richland County, but one woman lives in the county. The county health office will be reaching out to people who may have been in contact.

Those people may be asked to self-isolate whether they have symptoms or not.

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