Public Health Officials Announce 899 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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[September 23, 2020]  SPRINGFIELD The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 899 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths.

- Cook County: 2 male 40s, 3 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 male 60s, 2 female 70s, 2 male 70s, 4 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s

- DuPage County: 3 female 70s, 1 female 80s

- Kane County: 1 male 70s, 2 female 80s

- Kankakee County: 1 female 80s

- Lake County: 1 male 60s

- Montgomery: 1 male 50s

- Peoria: 1 male 90s

- Will: 1 male 60s

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Boone, Calhoun and Gallatin counties are now reporting cases. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 11,256 cases, including 274 deaths, in 71 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

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*All data is provisional and will change.

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