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Coronavirus Kills 25 People In Illinois And 2,514 More Cases Reported

Among the victims were seven people in Cook County. At least 8,563 people have died from coronavirus in Illinois.

COVID-19's disproportionate impact on Black and Brown Chicagoans highlighted existing health disparities in our segregated city.
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CHICAGO — Coronavirus killed 25 more people in Illinois during the past day.

Among the victims were seven people in Cook County. At least 8,563 people have died from coronavirus in Illinois.

Another 2,514 cases were reported in the past day, as well, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Illinois up to 283,885. The state’s positivity rate rose slightly to 3.6 percent.

As of Thursday night, 1,637 people were hospitalized with coronavirus in Illinois, including 371 people in the ICU and 124 people using ventilators.

In Chicago, an average of 300 new cases are being reported and two people dying per day. The city’s positivity rate was at 4.6 percent.

COVID-19 has killed at least 2,940 people in Chicago, and there have been 78,306 confirmed cases.

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