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CHAMPAIGN -- A man in his 80s became the 149th Champaign County resident to die of COVID-19.

This latest fatality was announced Friday, along with 21 new COVID cases, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

Active cases continued to decline. They were down by five, to 148.

More to know:

-- 3,234 new tests were reported in the past day.

-- Close contacts under quarantine declined by 29, to 158.

-- Total cases in the county to date: 21,029.

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