Illinois announces 1,209 new COVID-19 cases and 53 new deaths, total now at 210

Illinois Department of Public Health Officials announced 128 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. This now brings the state's total to 288. Officials say the newly announced cases are across the state. Two additional counties are now reporting cases; Kendall and Madison counties. (MGN Image)
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CHICAGO, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health announces 1,209 new positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state's total to 8,904.

53 additional deaths are being reported, totaling 210 statewide. The new deaths come from seven counties:

- Christian County: 1 female 80s
- Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 4 male 50s, 4 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 2 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 4 females 90s, 1 female 100s
- DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s
- Kane County: 1 female 90s
- Kankakee County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 80s
- Lake County: 1 male 40s, 2 female 60s, 4 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
- Will County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

The ages of patients range from younger than one to older than 100 years.