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Camden County announces second death from COVID-19

 Over 400 new cases of COVID-19 are being reported out of Illinois. Health officials announced 462 new cases on Monday. This brings the state's total to 137,224 cases. (MGN Image)
Over 400 new cases of COVID-19 are being reported out of Illinois. Health officials announced 462 new cases on Monday. This brings the state's total to 137,224 cases. (MGN Image) (KWQC)
Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 7:09 PM CDT
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A second person has died from COVID-19 in Camden County.

Tuesday afternoon, the health department sent out a news release saying,

"With deep sadness, Camden County Health Department has received notification of a resident who has died from apparent Covid related complications. No further information will be given to protect the privacy of the family. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to the family in their time of sorrow."

As of 4:00 Tuesday, Camden County has seen 80 total cases. 11 are active.

This is the county's first COVID-19 fatality since late March.

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