COVID-19: 200 now dead in Will County, 30% jump in cases since April 30th


Share post:

Will County Health Department officials announced a dismal milestone Friday, announcing over 200 deaths have now occurred due to COVID-19 complications.   There have now been 3,592 positive cases in the County since the pandemic began, resulting in a fatality rate of 5.5%.

On Friday, 126 new cases were announced by the Health Department.  It marks the sixth straight day with over 100 new cases of the deadly pandemic announced by the Department.  Since Thursday, April 30th, 1,087  new cases have been announced by Will County Health, averaging 135 new cases daily since that time.

That number accounts for 30% of all cases in the County to date.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Vote by mail option postcards set to arrive in mailboxes for the second time soon 

KANKAKEE - Be prepared for another round of vote-by-mail postcards arriving to mailboxes across the area soon. The second round...

Child killed after being hit by Bus Friday afternoon 

PARK FOREST - A 7-year-old child is being mourned by staff and students of a local school Saturday morning...

Dog gets loose, discovers body of Frankfort man missing since November in woods off Route 30

FRANKFORT - A dog who got off their leash last Thursday and ran into some nearby woods led their...

Special Cache!  Illinois Dog makes Illinois history during Bourbonnais arrest 

BOURBONNAIS - A local man’s arrest Monday would not have been possible without the help of a very uniquely...