Over 40 new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday in western Illinois.

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The Adams County Health Department reported 28 new cases of coronavirus Thursday – 15 males age zero to 70s and 13 females age zero to 90s.

The Adams County COVID total is now 1,047, with 133 active, nine hospitalized and ten deaths.

The preliminary positivity rate as a percent of total tests jumps to 8.90%.

In Hancock County, health department officials report seven new lab-confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday – three males in their 30s to 70s and four females in their 30s to 60s, all of whom are recovering at home.

There have now been 214 total COVID cases in Hancock County, with 33 active, 178 recovered and three deaths.

The Pike County Health Department reports six new coronavirus cases – three males age zero to 50s and three females age 20s to 50s.

The Pike County COVID total is now 123, with 21 active cases.