OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department reported 7 additional COVID-19 related deaths, individuals ranging in age from their 70’s to their 90’s. This makes 213 coronavirus related deaths seen in the county in total. The LCHD also confirmed 50 new cases of COVID-19 and 116 recoveries. There have been 7,938 cases reported throughout LaSalle County altogether, with 5,167 now recovered. Throughout Illinois, the IDPH reported 6,239 new cases and 116 deaths. Since the pandemic began, the state has seen 911,308 cases and 15,414 deaths.