ILLINOIS — State health officials over the weekend announced more than 4,000 new cases of the coronavirus — 2,441 on Saturday and 1604 on Sunday — and another 39 deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. Saturday marked the 4th time in a week the state added more than 2,000 new cases in a single day.
The statewide totals now stand at 287,930 confirmed infections and 8,601 known deaths. Another 2,489 probable cases and 244 probable deaths are not included in the official totals.
The latest deaths include:
Carroll County: 1 male 80s
Cook County: 1 male