Kankakee man among 72 COVID-19 deaths announced by IDPH Tuesday

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After some of the lowest numbers to date were reported on Monday, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 623 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 72 additional confirmed deaths.

Among the new deaths reported included a 60 year old man from Kankakee County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 133,639 cases, including 6,398 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 18,729 specimens for a total of 1,228,341.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 9–June 15 is 3%.

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