The Effingham County Health Department announced Wednesday the COVID-related deaths of a woman in her 70s and a woman in her 80s are under investigation.

The health department also received notice of 52 new positive test results.

That comes a day after the health department reported the COVID-related deaths of a woman in her 80s and a woman in her 90s and 75 new positive test results.

Residents testing positive range in age from younger than age 10 to 70s.

Illinois Region 6 test rolling seven-day positivity rate was 13.1% through Nov. 22, and Effingham County's was 19.1% for the same period.

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