More than 1,500 cases of coronavirus now in Illinois

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Ill. (WEHT) – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced the deaths of four more people from the coronavirus Tuesday: a Chicago resident in his 50s, two Cook County residents both in their 60s, and a DuPage County resident in her 90s.

Sixteen people have now died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

An additional 250 cases have been added to the state’s total, the department said, bringing the number of cases in the state to 1,535 cases in 32 counties in Illinois. 

There are no confirmed cases in our Illinois Tri-state counties.

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(This story was originally published on March 24, 2020)

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