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State health officials report 461 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

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Illinois Department of Public Health

CHICAGO (HOI) -- State health officials are reporting an additional 461 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and eight deaths in Illinois on Monday.

There are now 5,057 confirmed cases of the virus and 73 COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The latest reported deaths are:

  • Cook County: male 50s, male 60s, female 60s, female 70s
  • DuPage County: male 60s
  • Kendal County: female 60s
  • Will County: male 50s, male 60s

The number of counties reporting cases in Illinois is 52.

State officials are also reporting 12 men incarcerated at Stateville are now hospitalized, with several requiring ventilators. There are 77 more incarcerated individuals with symptoms related to COVID-19.

"Correctional centers with a confirmed case are placed on lockdown, which means there is no movement around the facility except for medical care.  Incarcerated individuals who show symptoms are being tested," according to the IDPH.

Note: This article has been updated to reflect there have been eight new deaths reported by state health officials on Monday.


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