IDPH: 894 New COVID-19 Cases, now 6.8k dead in pandemic in Illinois

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Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 894 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 41 additional confirmed deaths.

It’s the most single day cases since June 7th when 867 cases were announced.

Among today’s announced deaths included two women in their 80s from Will County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 139,434 cases, including 6,810 deaths, in 101 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 31,686 specimens for a total of 1,460,527.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 18–June 24 is 3%.

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