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715 new COVID-19 cases, 16 fatalities

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 715 new cases of COVID-19 including 16 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases to 7,695  and 157 deaths. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngazi Ezike says approximately 85% of deaths ...Read more

986 new COVID-19 cases, 42 fatalities

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 986 new cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois including 42 additional deaths on Wednesday. The most recent deaths include: – Carroll County: 1 male 80s – Cook County: 1 male 20s, 2 males 30s, 2 males ...Read more