27 MORE DEATHS IN STATE

Chicago Sun-Times - - TOP NEWS - Ste­fano Es­pos­ito

The Illi­nois Depart­ment of Pub­lic Health on Wed­nes­day an­nounced an­other 2,128 res­i­dents have tested pos­i­tive for COVID-19 and 27 peo­ple have died from the virus.

Of the dead, eight were from Cook County, and all but one statewide was 60 or older.

As of Wed­nes­day, the state’s pos­i­tiv­ity rate was 4.5% — a slight uptick from Tues­day, when the rate was 4.3%, ac­cord­ing to the IDPH.

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