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Illinois Infant First Baby to Die From COVID-19

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported the death of an infant younger than one year in Chicago who tested positive for coronavirus disease. “There has never before been a death associated with COVID-19 in an infant.  A full investigation is underway to ...Read more

488 new COVID-19 cases, eight fatalities

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 488 new cases of COVID-19 in the state of Illinois on Friday. This brings the total number of positive cases to 3,026 with a total of 34 lives lost in 40 different counties. Bureau, Henry and Iroquois counties are also ...Read more