Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:29 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
SHERMAN, Ill. — Healtgh officials say the coronavirus outbreak has claimed the lives of 23 residents of a central Illinois nursing home. Sangamon County Department of Public Health officials said Tuesday a woman in her 80s is the latest victim of the outbreak at the The Villas East home in Sherman. The State Journal-Register reports 62 Villas East residents have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, including one who is hospitalized, as well as 46 staff members.