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Illinois announces 1,209 new COVID-19 cases, 53 new deaths

Illinois has 1,209 new cases of COVID-19 and 53 more people have died, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday.

Thirty-three people in Cook County and 11 in Lake County have died since Thursday. Additional deaths include a man in his 50s and a woman in her 70s both in DuPage County, a woman in her 90s in Kane County, as well as a man and woman in their 80s and a man in his 90s in Will County.

Illinois has now seen 8,904 total positive cases and 210 deaths, as of Friday.

According to the IDPH, the state has now tested 48,048 people.

Chicago has 3,815 confirmed cases of COVID-19, while the rest of Cook county has 2,296 cases.

Lake County has 608, DuPage 500, Will 455, Kane 176, McHenry 102, Kendall 37, DeKalb 19, Whiteside nine, Grundy seven, La Salle six, Carroll four, Bureau two and Ogle one.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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