The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting Wednesday that a woman has died from COVID-19 in Knox County.
The rate of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Knox County has slowed in the last week but there are currently two hospitalizations.
Knox County unemployment shaved 1.7 points off its unemployment rate in May, in line with Illinois as a whole which dropped 2 points.
Knox County hit an unemployment rate in April rate higher than any point dating back to at least 1990, as far back as Illinois Department of Employment Security data goes.
The Knox County Unified Command says the county now has 38 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and the latest case is a male in his teens.