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Two Cook County men in their 20s among 25 new COVID-19 deaths announced Tuesday

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Tuesday 707 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

Among new deaths announced today included twelve deaths in Cook County, including two males in their 20s.

IDPH is now reporting a total of 155,506 cases, including 7,218 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 28,446 specimens for a total of 2,041,440.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 7 –July 13 is 3.0%.  As of last night, 1,416 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 333 patients were in the ICU and 126 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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