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Illinois logs 1,209 positive COVID-19 tests, 53 more deaths

33 deaths reported in Cook County

Staff Report

CHICAGO -The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), on Friday, announced 1,209 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional deaths.

There are now 8,904 cases of coronavirus disease in 64 Illinois counties. The death toll is currently at 210.

Deaths announced Friday include a woman in her 80s from Christian County, a man in his 50s and man in his 70s from DuPage County, and Kane County woman in her 90s. Kankakee County reported deaths of a woman in her 40s and man in his 80s.

In Lake County, a man in his 40s has died from COVID-19, along with two women in their 60s, four men in their 60s, two men in their 70s, a woman in her 90s and man in his 90s. Will County reported the death of a woman in her 80s, a man in his 80s and man in his 90s.

Cook County continues to be a COVID-19 hotspot. There were 33 deaths reported there Friday. They were a man in his 30s, a woman in his  50s, four men in their 50s, four women in their 60s, six men in their 60s, one unknown in their 60s, two  women in their 70s, six men in their 70s, two women in their 80s, one man in his 80s, four women in their 90s and one woman in her 100s.

DeWitt, Effingham, and Jersey counties are now reporting cases.

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

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