IDPH also announced three deaths. The deaths
included a Cook County man in his 80s, a Chicago man in his 80s, and
a McLean County woman in her 70s. Jo Daviess, Livingston, Rock
Island, and Stephenson counties are now also reporting cases.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,049 cases in 30 counties
in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99
Health officials are still learning about this new virus and
information and guidance is rapidly evolving. At this time, it is
still unknown if a pregnant woman with COVID-19 can pass the virus
to her fetus or baby during pregnancy or delivery. According to the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, no infants born to
mothers with COVID-19 have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
In these cases, which are a small number, the virus was not found in
samples of amniotic fluid or breastmilk.
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Cases by county can be found on the IDPH website, as
well as a list of local health departments who will have the most
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