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986 new COVID cases in Illinois; 42 additional deaths




SPRINGFIELD – As the number of test results increase, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Wednesday (4/1) 986 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths.

- Carroll County: 1 male 80s
- Cook County: 1 male 20s, 2 males 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 60s, 2 females 60s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 70s, 3 male 80s, 4 females 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100s. (5 incomplete data)
- DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
- Kane County: 1 female 90s
- Lake County: 1 male 50s
- Sangamon County: 1 male 90s
- Will County: 1 male 60s
- Winnebago County: 1 male 60s

Massac and Vermilion counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 6,980 cases, including 141 deaths, in 56 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email [email protected].  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected].  


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  1. 42 deaths: a drop in the bucket.
    More than that are killed by gang violence and robberies in Chicago every week.
    How many have been DIRECTLY related to the virus, excluding pre-existing medical conditions?
    For THIS, Governor Fatso has closed down the whole state?

  2. As of Monday April 6th
    Total Confirmed Cases 11,256
    Active cases 10,980 +899
    Recovered cases 2
    Fatal cases 274 +31
    your drop in the bucket is up to 241 deaths and climbing.
    you sir are a selfish evil piece of work. If the governor did nothing you sir would dance on people graves and celebrate and use that to attack.