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Public Health Officials Announce 1,006 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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[September 16, 2020]  SPRINGFIELD The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,006 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.

- Cook County: 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 5 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s

- DeKalb County: 1 male 50s

- Lake County: 2 males 80s

- Will County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s

Jefferson and Wabash counties are now reporting cases. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 12,262 cases, including 307 deaths, in 73 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

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For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations @illinois.gov.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov

*All data is provisional and will change.

[Illinois Office of Communication and Information]

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