Manteno Veterans’ Home sees third COVID-19-related death

Staff Report

CHICAGO – The Manteno Veterans’ Home reported Saturday that a third resident has died from complications of COVID-19.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 63 residents at the state-run facility have contracted coronavirus disease. They are among the 92,457 in Illinois to be diagnosed with COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 2,088 new cases Saturday, including 74 additional deaths, 54 of which were reported in Cook County. They are two men in their 30s, two men in their 40s, four women in their 50s, three men in their 50s, four women in their 60s, two men in their 60s, five women in their 70s, seven men in their 70s, eight women in their 80s, seven men in their 80s, four women in their 90s, two men in their 90s, three women older than 100 and a man older than 100.

Other deaths:

  • Clinton County –  one woman in her 60s
  • DuPage County – four women in their 80s, 2 women in their 90s
  • Jasper County – one woman in her 90s
  • Kane County – one man in his 50s, one man in his 70s
  • Lake County – one woman in her 50s, one man in his 70s
  • LaSalle County – one woman in her 60s
  • Madison County – one man in his 90s
  • St. Clair County – one man in his 80s, one man in his 90s
  • Will County – one woman in her 50s,  a man in his 50s, and a woman in her 80s

Saturday’s deaths also included a Winnebago County man in his 70s. Statewide, there have been 4,129 COVID- related fatalities.

In the last 24 hours, state laboratories processed 23,047 COVID-19 tests for a total of 561,649.

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