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Monday, July 13, 2020

COVID-19: 91 new cases for Will County in a day

Will County Health Department officials announced this afternoon 91 new cases of COVID-19 in the County.  There are now 1,103 total confirmed cases, with Joliet leading the way with 230 confirmed cases of the Virus.

Cases have infected ages 5-90 years old.

On Thursday, Silver Cross Hospital announced nearly all of their ventilators were in use at the facility as it’s was then servicing 75 patients at their New Lenox location heading into the Easter holiday weekend.

Among town case counts in the County, notable numbers include:

  • 230 cases in Joliet
  • 129 cases in Bolingbrook
  • 114 cases in Unincorporated areas
  • 62 cases in Crest Hill
  • 61 cases in Romeoville 
  • 41 cases in Plainfield 
  • 36 cases in Homer Glen
  • 38 cases in Naperville and Lockport
  • 34 cases in Frankfort 
  • 36 cases in University Park
  • 26 cases in Shorewood
  • 22 cases in New Lenox
  • 19 cases in Mokena
  • 20 cases in Crete

All other areas in the county currently fall below 15 cases as of April 9th. As of tonight, over 470,500 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the U.S. with 17,887 in Illinois according to Illinois Department of Public Health officials.

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