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IDPH announces 899 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths

Illinois has 899 new cases of COVID-19 and 31 more deaths from the virus, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Sunday.

IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said among new deaths is a second person from Stateville Correctional Center.

There are currently 60 positive cases at Stateville, Ezike said. This marks the second death from the outbreak at Stateville.

Illinois has seen 11,256 positive cases and 274 deaths, as of Sunday.

The state has tested 58,983 people.

Chicago has 4,614 confirmed cases of COVID-19, while the rest of Cook County has 3,420.

Lake County has 742 confirmed cases, DuPage 656, Will 648, Kane 220, McHenry 133, Kendall 49, DeKalb 22, Whiteside 18, La Salle 11, Grundy nine, Ogle five, Carroll four, Bureau three and Lee two.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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