Area health departments Thursday reported another 86 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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The Adams County Health Department reported 41 new cases, with 33 hospitalized, seven in ICU and now 129 deaths.

28 new coronavirus cases have been reported since Tuesday in Ralls County. Their case total is now 1,273, with 55 active, five hospitalized and 16 deaths.

The Marion County Health Department reported 15 new COVID cases Thursday, bringing their case total to 4,269, with 203 active, six hospitalized and 74 deaths.

And, the Knox County Health Department reported two new coronavirus cases. Their case total is now 442, with seven active and four deaths.

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