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Illinois now has 12,262 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), on Monday, announced 1,006 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.

There are now 12,262 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois. Three hundred seven people have died.

Cook County reported 22 new fatalities, a man in his 30s; two men in his 40s; a woman in her 50s; two men in their 50s; five women in their 60s; one man in his 60s; five women in their 70s; two men in their 70s, one woman in her 80s; and two men in their 80s.

In DeKalb County, one man in his 50s has died, along with two men in their 80s in Lake County and eight people in Will County: a man in his 40s, and man in his 50s, two men in their 70s, two women in their  80s and two men in their 80s

Jefferson and Wabash counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting cases in 73 of Illinois’ 102 counties.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

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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